Author pitrou
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Date 2013-02-22.13:59:57
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I don't know how you intend to make `digestmod` mandatory given the current function signature.

> Applications should slowly migrate away from HMAC-MD5 and use a more
> modern algorithm like HMAC-SHA256.

Applications don't always choose their cipher. MD5 is needed for compatibility with existing protocols such as CRAM-MD5.
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