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Subject: Re: [boost] [hash] Extract module from functional + std::hash_combine
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-12-19 15:59:08

On 19 December 2017 at 15:48, Peter Dimov via Boost
<boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> If we name the module 'hash' it's not hard to see that in the future it will
> be seen as the obvious home for implementations of MD5, SHA-*, and other
> hash algorithms (FNV-1a, cityhash...) which we do miss in Boost. So there
> will be pressure to add them, pull requests implementing them, and so on.
> The question is do we see this as a bad thing?

Well I don't want this to create extra pressure on me, so I do. I'd
rather they were separate, unless we were expanding the boost::hash
implementation to support multiple hash algorithms.

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