OT using crc32 as key for objects

Brian Moon brianm at dealnews.com
Fri Oct 6 14:20:30 UTC 2006

Steven Grimm wrote:
> You could use SHA-1 or even MD5 and the chances of a collision would be 
> infinitesimal. That would be much more secure (against collisions) than 
> concatenating CRC32s.

I have been suprised in my years of how many times I have seen MD5's 

We use an md5 of the query concatenated with a unique identifier of the 
application that is using the query.


Brian Moon
It's good to be cheap =)

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