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On 21/07/2009, at 4:44 PM, Rob Kendrick wrote:
Firstly, if all you are planning on using from LuaCrypto is SHA1, then
it may be a bit of a heavy-weight solution; writing your own binding to
an off-the-shelf SHA1 implementation should take about 10 minutes.

Secondly, I assume you know that SHA1 is no longer safe to use in new
designs :)

I only want to use SHA1 / luacrypto for a prototype with an eye
to writing a wrapper for the Skein hashing algorithm at some future