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Author christian.heimes
Recipients Mark.Shannon, christian.heimes, erlendaasland, gvanrossum, lemburg, methane, rhettinger, serhiy.storchaka, vstinner
Date 2021-10-07.12:23:08
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SipHash is a cryptographically secure PRF, not a cryptographic hashing algorithm,

I'm strongly against using a different algorithm when the rest of the world is using either SipHash-2-4 or SipHash-1-3. A minuscule performance gain is not worth the risk.

If users like to use an alternative algorithm, then they are free to do so. PEP 456 gives them a hook point to override the algorithm on build time of CPython.
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