|Bill Allombert on Tue, 16 May 2006 12:11:48 +0200|
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|Re: need for a hash function|
On Mon, May 15, 2006 at 02:44:59PM -0400, Igor Schein wrote: > Hi, > > Did I make a strong enough case for the need of internal hashing > function? Can anyone think of other scenarions which would make > adding such function more attractive? We could certainly use a strong hash function to implement Set(). This would be much faster than the current implementation and use less memory: Instead of storing Str(x), we would simply store [Hash(x), x]. Cheers, Bill.