[csw-maintainers] Magic Cookie for catalogs

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Fri Sep 30 14:13:17 CEST 2011

Hi Maciej,

Am 30.09.2011 um 11:06 schrieb Maciej (Matchek) Bliziński:
> 2011/9/30 Dagobert Michelsen <dam at opencsw.org>:
>> I am currently fiddling with who mirrors OpenCSW, reaching mirror maintainers and
>> finding "unauthorized" mirrors. For this it would be more precise if we would introduce
>> a magic cookie in the catalog features which would help us identifying OpenCSW catalogs.
>> I could then google for that cookie and find occurrences and match that against what
>> we already have listed.
> Cool idea!
> echo -n OpenCSW | gmd5sum
> Currently does not match any documents.  (Not posting the actual value
> to prevent list archives from coming up in search results.)

Ok, I suggest cycling this on a regular (yearly?) basis like the hash for
  OpenCSW 2011
for really old catalogs to not show up any more.

Best regards

  -- Dago

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