I was just doing some coding on minor changes for hashcash-1.23 so I added a -DCOMPACT options to remove extra cores and with that I get a stripped example program (example.c) at 55kB. I imagine it should be smaller still as thunderbird itself will contain various things - presumably a replacement from sdb, a SHA1 implementation etc. Not even close to 16MB - where do people pull these numbers from?(I put the pre-release code at
http://hashcash.org/source/hashcash-1.23-pr.tgz it just includes a latest mingw compile patch someone sent me and minor things - see CHANGES) Adam On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 03:20:43PM +0200, Bas Steendijk wrote:
in the feature request to add hashcash in mozilla thunderbird, https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=229686which currently has status "WONTFIX", after i countered the arguments that caused it to get that status, the following happened:i gave argument:"this request is not about adding the 16 MB library, but about adding hashcash, which is simple and can be implemented in little size."Ludovic Hirlimann then posted:"Please provide a patch so we can figure out how much this would add and then decide if we want it in the product or not."i'm asking hereby if someone can produce a patch to add hashcash to thunderbird, and post on there.