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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] lib/libcrc32c implementation
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    On Mon, 22 Mar 2004, Jeff Garzik spake thusly:
    > Clay Haapala wrote:
    >> This patch agains 2.6.4 kernel code implements the CRC32C
    >> algorithm. The routines are based on the same design as the
    >> existing CRC32 code. Licensing is intended to be identical (GPL).
    >> The immediate customer of this code is the wrapper code in
    >> crypto/crc32c, available in another patch.
    >
    >
    > Why not call it 'crc32c' like its cousin crc32, rather than the
    > less-similar 'libcrc32c'? Violates the Principle of Least Surprise
    > ;-)
    >
    > Jeff

    The module under crypto is call "crc32c", which would conflict, UIASM.

    I'd entertain any reasonable naming. For a bit, undercrypto, I was
    calling that module "crc32c_wrap", but that looked ugly, too, but
    probably is more PLS-compliant. :-)
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