The MD5 Message-Digest Algorithm, April 1992
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This document describes the MD5 message-digest algorithm. The algorithm takes as input a message of arbitrary length and produces as output a 128-bit "fingerprint" or "message digest" of the input. This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.