[Python-Dev] SHA-256 module

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Tue Jun 29 12:45:50 EDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-06-29 at 12:28, A.M. Kuchling wrote:
> 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.

That seems like a very nice solution to me.


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