> On 10/02/2020 21:49, Tom Van Looy via internals wrote:
> > I suggest to deprecated the functions md5_file() and sha1_file(). This
> > make people think about upgrading to a better alternative.
> It won't.
You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink.
If this is explained in the upgrade guide, that's all we can do.
I would limit the deprecation to these two functions. Not the entire
algo's, because indeed that's not going to happen.
I give you another case.
What if a new user finds only these two functions and starts using them
because a sha512_file() etc. does not exist?
If the functions are deprecated at least that would be explained in the