Bug #500

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Nick-color collisions

Added by Mirco Bauer 1433 days ago. Updated 266 days ago.

Status:New Start:09/16/2010
Priority:Low Due date:
Assigned to:avatarMirco Bauer % Done:

0%

Category:Engine
Target version:-
Complexity:

Medium

Found in Version:

Votes: 1 (View)

Description

Even though switching to CRC32 based nick-color combinations there are still notable collisions.
Using MD5 instead of CRC32 could help as it provides more entropy.

Examples:
Eltu collides with famille
jhr collides with jonp

History

Updated by Mirco Bauer 1423 days ago

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More examples:
hello collides with Salz and ajmitch

Example nicks with the same fg color but different bg:
meebey JanJacobs phrozen77

Updated by Mirco Bauer 1413 days ago

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More examples:
laney collides with moopyk

Updated by Mirco Bauer 266 days ago

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  • Priority changed from Normal to Low
  • Target version deleted (0.10)

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