How to derive a class from md5?

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Wed Jul 14 08:29:41 CEST 2004


Shalabh Chaturvedi wrote:

> Why subclass? You could just get the md5 object by doing:
> 
> from md5 import md5
> m = md5(open(filename).read())
> 
> Simple is better than complex.

If you really want to mix the old md5 functionality with the new, a
class containing an md5 instance would be a fine solution.

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