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Tulsi Prasad

Very insightful content!

So basically all that we edit and write in our files are stored inside a mere 40 char string encoded with SHA1? Or are there any limitations to this?

Thank you!

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Rafi Author

Thank you @heytulsiprasad there are some limitations of SHA1. Git is working on migrating to SHA256 for better hash security lwn.net/Articles/811068/ but it will take some time.