Yeah. I thought that afterwards - the random number thing on its own would work - I guess I'll just use the MD5 hash to generate a seemingly more random code - not really using it for its proper usage, but it will do the job. Cheers Guy -----Original Message----- From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Joshua Olson Sent: 24 November 2003 21:58 To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: Re: [thelist] Md5 hashing ----- Original Message ----- From: "Guy Bowden" <guy at holler.co.uk> Sent: Monday, November 24, 2003 3:04 PM > i.e. I could create a random number for each user, and hash that - > store the > hash string in a database along with their details so that when then > come to > the form to get their money back I can check the hash along with the > same details... Guy, Yes, that should work just fine. Of course, you don't really need to hash the number since it's already random. But it'll work, nonetheless. <><><><><><><><><><> Joshua Olson Web Application Engineer WAE Tech Inc. http://www.waetech.com 706.210.0168 -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !