[TYPO3-core] TYPO3 md5 hashes - exemplified in bug#4363

Martin Kutschker martin.kutschker-n0spam at no5pam-blackbox.net
Sun Oct 15 10:45:02 CEST 2006

Karsten Dambekalns schrieb:
> Hi.
> On 13.10.2006, at 09:58, Martin Kutschker wrote:
>> This bug is more a DB/DBAL issue:
>> http://bugs.typo3.org/view.php?id=4363
> I set it to resolved, as this is documented and intended behaviour.

Yep. I'm for extending it to say 40 characters to support 
tx_<extkey>_<localname> keys.

>> Buuut, why does TYPO3 has the habit to truncated md5 hashes? I mean, they
>> have a certain length on purpose.
> This is a different but valid question. I think we should move to 32 
> characters for md5 hashes whenever a change makes sense (I am not sure 
> it is worth the hassle changing this for the sake of it, but when 
> touching a part of the code anyway it can be tested and changed).

I don't think it's really worth the hassle. But in new code there should 
be a really, good reason for using only shortened code.


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