[Cryptography] Creating a Parallelizeable Cryptographic Hash Function

Ben Laurie benl at google.com
Mon Oct 6 23:53:46 EDT 2014

On 6 October 2014 23:23, Bill Cox <waywardgeek at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 4, 2014 at 1:21 PM, Ben Laurie <benl at google.com> wrote:
>> However, this is not a good way to go about designing crypto primitives.
> I disagree with this point.  This thread is an excellent way for people to
> *avoid* mistakes like this hash function.  People should be *encouraged* to
> post their latest dumb idea about hashing here, so it can be reviewed before
> harming anyone.

Sure thing, but that's not what I meant. What I meant was that
starting with a dumb idea, then incrementally fixing things people
point out is not likely to lead to something good.

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