Spoe wrote:DanielC wrote:How do you figure that MD5 hashes consume 16^32 bytes of storage? Each hash requires 16 bytes to store (32 if you store it as ASCII hex) and there are 2^160 possible MD5 hashes.
Just a minor quibble: 2^128. 2^160 is (most commonly) SHA-1 in context of hashes.
Indeed. I mistyped.