[Python-Dev] SHA-256 module

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Tue Jun 29 13:55:37 EDT 2004

"A.M. Kuchling" <amk at amk.ca> writes:

> Patch #935454 is a module implementing SHA-256, a variant of the
> 160-bit SHA algorithm supported in Python's existing sha module.

Why a new module and not just a new function 'sha.sha256'?


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