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Bug#889882: ITP: golang-github-opencontainers-go-digest -- Common digest package used across the container ecosystem

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Arnaud Rebillout <arnaud.rebillout@collabora.com>

* Package name    : golang-github-opencontainers-go-digest
  Version         : 1.0.0-rc1
  Upstream Author : Docker Inc
* URL             : https://github.com/opencontainers/go-digest
* License         : Apache-2.0
  Programming Lang: Go
  Description     : Common digest package used across the container ecosystem

Package digest provides a generalized type to opaquely represent message
digests and their operations within the registry. The Digest type is
designed to serve as a flexible identifier in a content-addressable
system.  More importantly, it provides tools and wrappers to work with
hash.Hash-based digests with little effort. 

- why is this package useful/relevant?

It is a dependency of Docker from version v17.06.0.

- how do you plan to maintain it?

I plan to maintain it within the golang packaging team.

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