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From Brian Akins <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] mod_cache fixes: #8
Date Mon, 02 Aug 2004 20:54:07 GMT
Justin Erenkrantz wrote:

> MD5 has the possibility for collisions, too.  

Any reason md4 was not used in mod_cache?  In my ad hoc tests, it seems 
much faster.  I do not know the in-and-outs of encryption, but is there 
any compelling reason to use md5 over md4 in this case?  We don't care 
if someone "cracks" this and gets a url...

Brian Akins
Senior Systems Engineer
CNN Internet Technologies

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