[Python-ideas] Using sha512 instead of md5 on python.org/downloads

Bernardo Sulzbach bernardo at bernardosulzbach.com
Mon Dec 10 09:44:43 EST 2018


If the discussion gets to which SHA-2 should be used, I would like to point
out that SHA-512 is not only twice the width of SHA-256 but also faster to
compute (anecdotally) on most 64-bit platforms.
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