Uniquely identifying each & every html template

Joel Goldstick joel.goldstick at gmail.com
Mon Jan 21 13:47:54 CET 2013


This is trolling Ferrous.  you are a troll.  Go away


On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 7:39 AM, Oscar Benjamin
<oscar.j.benjamin at gmail.com>wrote:

> On 21 January 2013 12:06, Ferrous Cranus <nikos.gr33k at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Τη Δευτέρα, 21 Ιανουαρίου 2013 11:31:24 π.μ. UTC+2, ο χρήστης Chris
> Angelico έγραψε:
> >>
> >> Seriously, you're asking for something that's beyond the power of
> >> humans or computers. You want to identify that something's the same
> >> file, without tracking the change or having any identifiable tag.
> >>
> >> 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.
>
> This is a very old problem (still unsolved I believe):
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ship_of_Theseus
>
>
> Oscar
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