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Subject: Re: [boost] Message Hashing Interface (SHA-1/256/384/512, MD4/5)
From: Nevin Liber (nevin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-04-05 20:01:10

On 4 April 2010 11:09, Scott McMurray <[hidden]> wrote:
> 2) The hash() function is const, and copies the accumulator, then pads
> and length-appends the copied version, getting the hash from there
> instead.  That gives perhaps the nicest interface, but the extra
> copying would be somewhat expensive.

I prefer this interface. This is the same as Boost.CRC (and heck,
std::string::c_str() for that matter). If you still wish to provide a
faster but destructive one, just use another function.

 Nevin Liber  <mailto:nevin_at_[hidden]>  (847) 691-1404

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