[Python-ideas] adding digital signature and encryption "hashes" to hashlib?

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Fri Sep 25 19:45:44 CEST 2009

2009/9/25 Robert Kern <robert.kern at gmail.com>:
> On 2009-09-25 10:40 AM, CTO wrote:
>> On Sep 25, 7:44 am, Antoine Pitrou<solip... at pitrou.net>  wrote:
>>> - Please don't call the package "evp", it's cryptic (;-)) and tied to a
>>> specific
>>> implementation. "crypto" would be fine and obvious.
>> I know of at least one implementation that uses Crypto as its
>> name, and forgot to send them an email earlier this week. I'll
>> do that today, and if they don't seem bent on changing the
>> capitalization, I don't see any problem there.
> I wouldn't rely on capitalization to differentiate between packages. I think
> that Python will be able to do so in most circumstances, even on Windows,
> but it makes it hard to talk about the different packages and ask questions
> about them on the mailing lists.

Agreed. How about "encryption"?


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