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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: [PATCH] apr-util hmac md5
Date Tue, 05 Jun 2001 18:34:33 GMT
Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Jun 05, 2001 at 01:54:05AM +0200, Sander Striker wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > This patch adds HMAC MD5 to apr-util.
> 
> Where would we use this?  Is this algorithm of sufficient usage that it
> would benefit being in apr-util?  I've never heard of HMAC before - I
> had to look it up on rfc-editor.org.  Maybe I live in a paper bag.

Please be assured that you _do_ live in a paper bag. HMACs are good
things if you care about security. :-)

Cheers,

Ben.

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