Uniquely identifying each & every html template

Ferrous Cranus nikos.gr33k at gmail.com
Mon Jan 21 13:06:23 CET 2013


Τη Δευτέρα, 21 Ιανουαρίου 2013 11:31:24 π.μ. UTC+2, ο χρήστης Chris Angelico έγραψε:
> On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 8:19 PM, Ferrous Cranus <nikos.gr33k at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > This python script acts upon websites other people use and
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> > every html templates has been written by different methods(notepad++, dreamweaver, joomla).
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> > Renames and  moves are performed, either by shell access or either by cPanel access by website owners.
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> > That being said i have no control on HOW and WHEN users alter their html pages.
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> Seriously, you're asking for something that's beyond the power of
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> humans or computers. You want to identify that something's the same
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> file, without tracking the change or having any identifiable tag.
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> That's a fundamentally impossible task.

No, it is difficult but not impossible.
It just cannot be done by tagging the file by:

1. filename
2. filepath
3. hash (math algorithm producing a string based on the file's contents)

We need another way to identify the file WITHOUT using the above attributes.



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