Francois PIETTE wrote:
>> I'm writting a small C/S protocol. It includes sending/receiving
>> database records.
> => No need: TCP stream already has error detection and correction

I wasn't sure about how Winsock/ICS handles simple data corruption.
What would happen if it happens?
> To detect "man in the middle" data alteration ?

No, the man in the middle could easily adjust the MD5-sum.

> => Well why not if you need this kind of security and doesn't want to
> use SSL

Sure, SSL is a user-option. Usually there's no need to use SSL inside
the LAN, but who knows?  

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