Field separators, again

Brent 'Dax' Royal-Gordon brentdax at
Wed Jun 8 10:58:56 PDT 2005

On 6/8/05, Paul Crowley <paul at> wrote:
> Ken Horn wrote:
> > To whom? I prefer digest, but maybe that's because I don't really know the
> > difference between a digest and a MAC. How about "hash_type", cos to me,
> > they're all just fancy hash algorithms.
> That would be very inaccurate.  UMAC is *not* a hash algorithm.

The word I keep seeing here is "algorithm", so just call the field "algorithm".

Brent 'Dax' Royal-Gordon <brent at>
Perl and Parrot hacker

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