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Subject: Re: [boost] Namespace for a Boost Hashing Library
From: Rob Riggs (rob_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-05-09 22:54:39

On 05/09/2010 10:19 AM, Scott McMurray wrote:
> I initially used boost::hash, forgetting that the unordered containers
> have already claimed that name. A number of alternatives have been
> proposed, so I hoped to get some thoughts from the wider community.
> The intention for the library is to provide concepts and some
> implementations for checksums (like CRC32), plain hash functions (for
> hash tables), and cryptographic hash functions (like MD5 or SHA-256).
How about boost::crypto::hash to provide a foundation for further crypto
work in Boost. Otherwise boost::hash_algo could work.


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