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Subject: Re: [boost] What hash functions should be included in a hypothetical Boost hash-v2 library?
From: James E. King, III (jking_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-12-31 15:22:11

On Sat, Dec 30, 2017 at 7:28 PM, Peter Dimov via Boost <
boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> What (non-cryptographic) hash functions should a hypothetical future Boost
> hash library contain? Have clear winners emerged by now? Which ones do
> people prefer?
> SipHash is basically a given, but it's not optimized for speed.
I would assume that as many hash algorithms as possible would be added
eventually. We already have MD5 and SHA1 in Boost.Uuid.
More important to me is the concept definition so that all the hash
algorithms can be used easily in a variety of ways.

- Jim

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