Digest::SHA is broken

This video is in English.
Length: 24:38
Source: NLPW - Nederlandse Perl Workshop 2014 on the 2014-04-25.
Speaker: Mark Overmeer (MARKOV)

New programmers all forgot about bits and bytes. Some of our core modules are more broken than you expect.

  • Parity-bits to recognized errors
  • CRC-Codes - to even fix errors
  • Crypto Checksums: MD4, MD5, SHA1, SHA256 - "one way functions", "hashing"
  • Some suggestions at the end of the presentation

See the Reddit discussiong and the rejected bug report