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Re: [ARSCLIST] Hard disk drives and DAT

There is also a pretty good source of information about md5 here (including some JavaScript implementations):



John Spencer
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On Mar 27, 2007, at 9:55 AM, Casey, Michael T wrote:

Richard and Kevin,

We generate MD5 hashes with our own Java code that is part of the
technical metadata collection tool developed durng the Sound Directions
project. We have also used, and still use for verification, a program
called FastSum. http://www.fastsum.com/


---------- Mike Casey Associate Director for Recording Services Archives of Traditional Music Indiana University

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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Hard disk drives and DAT

At 08:20 AM 2007-03-27, you wrote:

What are you using to generate your MD5 checksums?

Hi, Kevin,

I'm describing work in process. One of the To Do items is to evaluate
different MD5 generators. IU has selected one which appears
interesting, but I don't have my notes nearby and am swamped at the

D-Space is written in Java and apparently implements its MD5 hash
within its own code.



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