JEP Review Request: SHA-3 Hash Algorithm

Valerie Peng valerie.peng at
Fri Feb 26 21:39:42 UTC 2016

Hi Sean,

Thanks for the comments. I have updated the JEP accordingly and added a 
link for the KAT.

On 2/23/2016 10:09 AM, Sean Mullan wrote:
> This looks good. One suggestion, in the Description section, I think 
> we should state what the standard algorithm names are for the 4 new 
> MessageDigest algorithms. It is sort of implied, but I think we should 
> be more specific. Perhaps after the "These can be implemented ..." 
> sentence, add:
> "The standard names for the four new SHA-3 MessageDigest algorithms 
> are "SHA3-224", "SHA3-256", "SHA3-384", and "SHA3-512"."
> Also, in this line:
> * "SUN" provider: SHA-3 digests, i.e. SHA3-224, SHA3-256, SHA3-384, 
> and SHA3-512
> I would remove "SHA-3 digests, i.e.". It doesn't seem necessary.
> In the Testing section, is there a link to the NIST known answer tests 
> that you can add?
> Thanks,
> Sean
> On 02/17/2016 07:49 PM, Valerie Peng wrote:
>> Please review this drafted JEP for adding SHA-3 Hash Algorithm support
>> to JDK 9:
>> Thanks,
>> Valerie

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