[New-bugs-announce] [issue14298] account for dict randomization in Design & History FAQ

Chris Rebert report at bugs.python.org
Wed Mar 14 03:51:17 CET 2012

New submission from Chris Rebert <pybugs at rebertia.com>:

The randomization introduced by the fix for issue 13703 means that the example string hash values given in http://docs.python.org/dev/faq/design.html#how-are-dictionaries-implemented are liable to become more difficult to reproduce (in fact, the example already currently implicitly assumes a 32-bit build). Either the phrasing should be changed to emphasize that these are *possible* values the strings *might* hash to, or no concrete hash values should be given at all.

assignee: docs at python
components: Documentation
messages: 155714
nosy: cvrebert, docs at python
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: account for dict randomization in Design & History FAQ
versions: Python 3.4

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