See also Hash Algorithms
A hash algorithm converts a string of arbitrary length into a single number that's most likely different for different input strings.
Hash algorithms are very useful in security matters.
For example, take a look at the following code:
***password is ok
*** invalid password
In this way you don t have to store the password in a table.
Contributors Eduardo Díaz Guerrero
Category Tips And Tricks
( Topic last updated: 2004.08.30 10:56:39 AM )