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Re: hiding the information in txt files

by moritz (Cardinal)
on Aug 05, 2013 at 20:21 UTC ( #1047977=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to hiding the information in txt files

Don't obscure the information; instead store a check sum along with them, and then when reading them, check that the contents still match the check sum.

See Digest for a core module that lets you calculate various check sums.

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