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From Uwe Schindler <...@thetaphi.de>
Subject Re: LuceneTestCase.threadCleanup incorrectly reports left running threads
Date Sat, 25 Dec 2010 14:24:43 GMT
http://download.oracle.com/javase/1.4.2/docs/guide/security/CryptoSpec.html

Under "architecture", same document exists for later jvms. This is the same type of document
that e.g. lists default charsets.

Uwe



"Robert Muir" <rcmuir@gmail.com> schrieb:

>On Sat, Dec 25, 2010 at 4:04 AM, Uwe Schindler <uwe@thetaphi.de> wrote:
>> Md5 is guaranteed to be there (like utf8 as charset). This is
>documented in crypto Api, which algorithms are available for digest.
>>
>
>where is this documented? its not in the javadocs.
>
>anyway, we shouldn't be doing this:
>* this algorithm might not exist on J2ME etc (still java), you need to
>install an extra crypto add-on.
>* we shouldnt start up an expensive PKI infrastructure on mac os X,
>including spawning a new thread, just to hash a string. thats absurd.
>* we pay all these costs ... for md5! its not even a good hash!
>
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