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Richter wrote:
MD5 is not as bad as this may sound.

One (frequent?) use of MD5 is to compute a hash value for files and use it for fast comparison (duplicates, is this file changed?, and so on). I suppose that for this use, it is still OK, at worse involving a binary comparison to be sure (for some uses).

Philippe Lhoste
--  (near) Paris -- France
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