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Joseph Wright <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 22:36:41 +0000
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On 25/03/2015 21:52, Karl Berry wrote:
> Sigh.  Again: my point is that one way is verifiable and debuggable, the
> other is not.  If all that's stated is "7.0.0", and a user's result is
> different, there is no way for the user to know if it's because Unicode
> released two different files under that version number, there was an
> error in the download, something changed or went wrong in the LaTeX
> processing code, or ... who knows what.
> With a factual, verifiable, piece of information about the input files
> used, any problem can be easily diagnosed, instead of having to be
> guessed at.
> (Not that it's likely to matter in practice, I grant you.)

This is done using pdfTeX's \pdfmdfivesum. I won't get a snapshot done
today but will in the morning: check DropBox in about 12 hours!
Joseph Wright