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MSC: Replace event IDs with hashes #1640

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erikjohnston opened this Issue Aug 31, 2018 · 1 comment

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erikjohnston commented Aug 31, 2018

Documentation: https://github.com/matrix-org/matrix-doc/blob/erikj/event_id_hashes/proposals/1640-event-id-as-hashes.md

This would basically mean instead of having IDs looking like $foobar:example.com they'd be something like: 7EQORdPaApfus7VgUPyupQ9d7P574HbgqqNKzgY7RoE.

This would then mean that hashes wouldn't need to be included when referencing events in e.g. prev_events.

Open questions include: how do we specify the type of hash? Or do we mandate e.g. sha256 and if we want to change we create a new room version?

A fuller writeup will be along shortly. see PR #1659

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ara4n commented Sep 2, 2018

Related: #1127

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