MD6 in Python

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Sat Jun 6 00:50:53 CEST 2009


Christian Heimes wrote:
> mikle3 at gmail.com schrieb:
>> As every one related to security probably knows, Rivest (and his
>> friends) have a new hashing algorithm which is supposed to have none
>> of the weaknesses of MD5 (and as a side benefit - not too many rainbow
>> tables yet). His code if publicly available under the MIT license.
>>
>> Is there a reason not to add it to the standard lib, following the
>> hashlib "protocol"?
> 
> Somebody has to write and add a md6 wrapper to the standard library.
> It's going to take some time, at least 18 months until Python 2.8 and

2.7 is next




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