On Fri, 15 Sep 2006, Jostein Tveit wrote:

> [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Peter Gutmann) writes:
> > What's more scary is that if anyone introduces a parameterised hash
> > (it's quite possible that this has already happened in some fields,
> > and with the current interest in randomised hashes it's only a
> > matter of time before we see these anyway) [...]
> Both Rivest and Shamir said that they want a parameterised hash
> according to Paul Hoffman's "Notes from the Hash Futures Panel".
> <URL: http://www.proper.com/lookit/hash-futures-panel-notes.html >

Having a standard parametised hash function does not necessitate that
ASN.1 instances of their output have to be parametised too. IMO it 
would make more sense to pick a progression of sizes similar to


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