Verifying A Download

I am relatively new to GitHub and have in the past downloaded a few programs but have not verified the SHA1 on the page with the commit hash to the SHA1 of the downloaded file. Should the commit SHA1, such as what is present in the project fatih/color which is 3f9d52f7176a6927daacff70a3e8d1dc2025c53e match the SHA1 of the downloaded file? In this particular project I am getting a different SHA1 value. I downloaded the file but it has a SHA1 of fb79b38a56bc62ece1c7df61138207c3b7359ff1. Am I missing something or is this a potentially modified file?

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