[development] jQuery 1.2 is released

Earl Miles merlin at logrus.com
Sat Sep 15 16:28:14 UTC 2007

D G wrote:
> Why not include an MD5 hash in the DB? When you first download the 
> javascript, it takes an MD5 hash of the file(s) and stores them in the 
> database.  Every cron, it checks.  If they are not the same, it 
> re-downloads.

Interesting idea, that. It's a step, though the db can also be 
compromised, if the md5 is re-downloaded regularly that can be mitigated 
somewhat. That actually does have some merit to it (and it's pretty much 
why yum and apt-get are trustworthy).

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