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What algorithm is used to generate the checksums on the file download pages?
I tried asking this in the comments section, but I wasn't able to post anything.
It's different for different files. E.g WIndows 1.01 uses sha512 while Windows 1.01 Artworks uses sha1.
I'm not sure if there are others...
It was supposed to be sha1. I don't know how anything else got in there.
Either way, it really should say which algorithm it is.
Anyways, thanks for the help.
It looks as if old (as in: 3-4 years old) releases have sha1 while new one have sha512.
Which is not a bad thing: sha512 is definitely more trustworthy. But yeah, the fact that it's not mentioned anywhere is kind of a probem...
I have simple download script which pull file and verifies checksum and when I first found this site almost all files were sha1 and now most of them have sha512... they have different (and distinctive!) lengths though so it was no-brainer to fix the script... I never even thought about it.