[Python-Dev] Mixing float and Decimal -- thread reboot

Raymond Hettinger raymond.hettinger at gmail.com
Sun Mar 21 19:45:18 CET 2010

On Mar 21, 2010, at 10:02 AM, Guido van Rossum wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 9:53 AM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
>> Which I still have to review. (Mark, if you're there, could you make a
>> brief post here on the mathematical definition of the new hash you're
>> proposing, and why it is both efficient to compute and good (enough)
>> as a hash function?)
> Never mind, Mark. I found your explanation here:
> http://codereview.appspot.com/660042/diff/19001/11009?column_width=80

I'm often dazzled by Mark's brilliance,
but this is an especially nice bit of reasoning.

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