[cap-talk] cap-talk Digest, Vol 84, Issue 19
dmbarbour at gmail.com
Fri Mar 11 07:52:56 PST 2011
On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 5:43 AM, Viswanathan, Kapaleeswaran (HP Labs
India) <kapali at hp.com> wrote:
> David Barbour <dmbarbour at gmail.com> wrote:
>> whose sha-256 has was hl6w2x74ixy6pi5n
> I'm left wondering how someone fit 256 bits of hash into 80 bits of data...
> There is a possibility that the hash output was truncated to 96 bits (16 symbols from Base64). But, this is a bad idea.
I suspect this is Base32.
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