[wp-meta] [Making WordPress.org] #3192: Provide an API endpoint to fetch plugin checksums

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#3192: Provide an API endpoint to fetch plugin checksums
 Reporter:  schlessera        |       Owner:  dd32
     Type:  enhancement       |      Status:  accepted
 Priority:  normal            |   Milestone:
Component:  Plugin Directory  |  Resolution:
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Comment (by dd32):

 Replying to [comment:11 schlessera]:
 > I just tested changing the already tagged version of the plugin, and I
 could see the changed checksums in the JSON file after about 5 seconds. I
 think that delay is negligible, so we don't need any additional logic to
 deal with delays.

 While there's caching on downloads.wordpress.org, both ZIPs and Checksum
 caches should clear at about the same time. There'll only ever be delays
 when the SVN processing is slowed down / delayed due to system issues or a
 large spike in plugin commits (such as what happens just after a WordPress

Ticket URL: <https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/3192#comment:14>
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