[Python-Dev] SHA-256 module

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Tue Jun 29 11:22:40 EDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-06-29 at 11:10, Armin Rigo wrote:

> 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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