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From "Ola Berg" <ola.b...@ports.se>
Subject Re: [lang] Hasher
Date Fri, 22 Nov 2002 08:00:11 GMT
> [lang] already has a HashCodeBuilder that copes with generating fairly
> ordinary cases. Are specialised hashcodes really that useful?
> Stephen

There are a lot of useful algorithms, especially in the optimizing field, that depends on
hashes with different characteristics. I regard hashing just like random numbers, a useful
thing in any library. However, maybe it is not so core that it justifies itself into lang.
Some math-package?

/O




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