MD5 in pure Python

Dinu Gherman gherman at darwin.in-berlin.de
Thu Oct 11 18:41:24 CEST 2001


As I posted recently on EDU-SIG, for those who care...

Dinu

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Dinu C. Gherman
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> Hi,
> 
> a long while ago there was a crypto thread here. I remember
> having posted something about a pure Python MD5 implementa-
> tion. As at that time it was a bit buggy I've not released
> it, then, but now I've put it into my Starship cabin:
> 
>   http://starship.python.net/crew/gherman/#md5py
> 
> This is reasonably tested against the built-in MD5 module,
> but, of course, you should not use it for any serious pur-
> pose!
> 
> Perhaps, this will help retrigger some crypto-activities?
> (I've seen fancy proposals for Python Crypto-APIs, but not
> much more.)
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Dinu



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