On Fri, Jul 14, 2006 at 08:08:11PM +0200, Stefan Kaltenbrunner wrote:
> Greg Sabino Mullane wrote:
> > 
> >>>> Doesn't our inclusion of md5() pretty much blow that argument away?
> >>>> (Just asking).
> >>> I don't think so because md5 is just a one way hash function. There
> >>> is no method to decrypt anything :).
> > 
> > Actually, I've had to install pgcrypto on more than one occasion for
> > clients who needed to have sha1 instead of md5. I've had to install
> > pgcrypto for other functions as well, so +1 for me on coring it, but
> > at the least please consider adding in sha1.
> I don't have a very strong opinion on that but sha1() is something I
> need on a regular base too from pgcrypto.

sha1 would be nice, as would actual datatypes for them (though the
datatypes are probably better left to pgFoundry).
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