[IPython-dev] pyzmq authentication
Wed Jun 1 18:35:17 CDT 2011
On 6/1/11 6:04 PM, Jason Grout wrote:
> For example, we
> could send a hash of the concatenation of the shared secret and the
> content of the message.
Of course, as aptly stated by khrafra  and many others, it's always
better to use the prebuilt libraries to do signing. Here are two
standard modules that could do authentication:
Standard Python module: http://docs.python.org/library/hmac.html
Google Keyczar: http://www.keyczar.org/
: Haha.. you fool! You fell victim to one of the classic blunders. The
most famous is: Never get involved in a land war in Asia. But only
slightly less famous is this: Never attempt to roll your own crypto when
there's a well-tested library that'll do it better!
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