[Python-Dev] SHA-256 module

A.M. Kuchling amk at amk.ca
Tue Jun 29 12:28:52 EDT 2004

On Tue, Jun 29, 2004 at 04:10:22PM +0100, Armin Rigo wrote:
> 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.

It would be possible to change the signature of sha.new() to
sha.new('string', bits=256) and have all the variants in one module,
if we want SHA-256 but not a separate module.


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