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Re: State of NewHash work, future directions, and discussion




On Sat, Jun 09 2018, brian m. carlson wrote:

> Since there's been a lot of questions recently about the state of the
> NewHash work, I thought I'd send out a summary.

Thanks for all your work on this.

> I know that we have long tried to avoid discussing the specific
> algorithm to use, in part because the last discussion generated more
> heat than light, and settled on referring to it as NewHash for the time
> being.  However, I think it's time to pick this topic back up, since I
> can't really continue work in this direction without us picking a
> NewHash.
>
> If people are interested, I've done some analysis on availability of
> implementations, performance, and other attributes described in the
> transition plan and can send that to the list.

Let's see it!