digest 0.5.1

September 21, 2011

(This article was first published on Thinking inside the box , and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

A new version of the digest package (which generates hash function summaries for
arbitrary (and possibly nested) R objects using any of the standard md5, sha-1, sha-256 or crc32 algorithms)
is now on CRAN.

Bryan Lewis, who is doing very stuff with websockets and Html5 as he demoed
last week the Chicago R User Group meeting, needed raw support
and was kind enough to send a patch. After some more testing, this change set
is now in the new version which went onto
CRAN earlier today.

provides the usual summary of changes to version

As usual, our package is available via
the R-Forge page
leading to svn and tarball access, my digest page and the
local directory here.

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