[darcs-users] Why Bitkeeper still wins

Peter Busser busser at m-privacy.de
Tue Mar 22 13:42:03 UTC 2005

On Tuesday 22 March 2005 11:47, Jamie Webb wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 22, 2005 at 08:20:48AM +0100, Peter Busser wrote:
> > And it uses
> > SHA-1 hashes for everything. SHA-1 is starting to reach the end its
> > useful life.
> That depends on your definition of useful.

Things only can get worse for SHA-1, not better. Therefore it is arrogant 
and/or foolish to ignore the advice to (slowly) move away from SHA-1. People 
in the field *are* giving the advice to migrate to more stronger hashes.


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