MD6 in Python

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Fri Jun 5 18:53:21 EDT 2009

Robert Kern wrote:
> On 2009-06-05 16:09, mikle3 at wrote:

>> It's not that I need it, I can sure use it. I can also write a wrapper
>> myself.
>> My secret agenda is too see if other people want it and write it as an
>> addition to the standard lib, thus wetting my feet in Python Core
>> Development without actually breaking anything :)
> My gut feeling is that it's too new. In a year, the current round of the 
> SHA-3 competition will be over, you will have much more information 
> about how MD6 fares against its competitors, and you will still have 

A wrapper could go on PyPI now so it can be tested in use *before* going 
in the stdlib.  No commit or pre-review needed either.

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