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Topic: Re: Online comments - MD5 hashing
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 57859
Date: 5/29/2002 05:28 PM
Take a look at the annots.js that comes with Acrobat
and consider the Collab.hashString() method.
This is what collaboration uses to hash the strings.
On 18 Jun 2001, at 20:22, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
> From: "Jakob"
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> I'm currently trying to generate the exact same hash string as Acrobat 5.0
> does when saving online comments to ie. a network folder. As I understand
> Acrobat saves the comments in a network folder which name is the hashed value
> of the URL of the PDF viewed. I downloaded a VB module from
> ftp://nt00.esquadro.com.br/md5bas.zip and included it into a VB project - but
> when doing MD5 hashing of an URL it does not produce the same hash as Acrobat
> does. Am I understanding the Acrobat handling of online comments wrong?
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