[Python-Dev] SHA-256 module

Armin Rigo arigo at tunes.org
Tue Jun 29 11:10:22 EDT 2004


On Tue, Jun 29, 2004 at 10:24:17AM -0400, A.M. Kuchling wrote:
> There are a bunch of other variants with different bit sizes such as
> 512, 384, and 224 bits.  The only one likely to matter is SHA-512, so
> adding sha256 might mean that down the road we need to add a sha512
> module, too, but that seems unlikely.

We may consider whether adding, over time, a bunch of modules named shaXXX 
doesn't mean we should start thinking about a way to group all these 
algorithms into a single module.


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