Does shuffle() produce uniform result ?

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Mon Sep 10 04:58:02 CEST 2007


In message <7xsl5ndau8.fsf at ruckus.brouhaha.com>, Paul Rubin wrote:

> Lawrence D'Oliveiro <ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand> writes:
>> > ... and it's to NSA's credit that SHA-1 held up for as long as it did.
>> But they have no convincing proposal for a successor. That means the gap
>> between the classified and non-classified state of the art has shrunk
>> down to insignificance.
> 
> The successor is SHA-2.

According to this <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SHA-1>, the family of
algorithms collectively described as "SHA-2" is by no means a definitive
successor to SHA-1.



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