data havens (again)

Douglas R. Floyd dfloyd at
Thu Oct 6 17:41:21 PDT 1994

On Oct 6,  6:09am, Anonymous wrote:

[Sacrificed to the Great God Bandwidth whose presence we kowtow to.]

> PS:  Doug, use cb.  Your code smells like a ten year old dead
> turkey with its looks.  At least its relatively bug-free, and
> does the job well.  Another thing, should you use SHA instead
> of MD5 for hashing?  SHA has more bits, and there is a less
> chance for two files to collide.

My code smells like that?  I didn't think C code smelled...

2^128 and 2^150+ are big numbers.  I doubt that any collisions
will occur.

Another thing...  I do like Eric's idea for an entropy checker.  Is there
any code like this laying around on some ftp site?  Keep poor VK from
worrying about his account...

More information about the cypherpunks-legacy mailing list