[Python-ideas] Add adaptive-load salt-mandatory hashing functions?

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Jun 12 23:34:40 CEST 2012

On Sun, 10 Jun 2012 10:56:46 -0700
"Gregory P. Smith" <greg at krypto.org> wrote:
> I'd just stick it in hmac myself but getpass was also a good suggestion.
>  Cross reference to it from the docs of all three as the real goal of
> adding pbkdf2 is to advertise it to users so that they might use it rather
> than something more naive.
> hashlib itself should be kept pure as is for standard low level hash
> algorithms.  It can't have a dependency on anything else.

I don't really understand this requirement. Can you elaborate?



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