a program to delete duplicate files
eppstein at ics.uci.edu
Mon Mar 14 19:44:58 CET 2005
In article <4232da24$1 at news.vo.lu>,
Patrick Useldinger <pu.news.001 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Shouldn't you add the additional comparison time that has to be done
> after hash calculation? Hashes do not give 100% guarantee.
When I've been talking about hashes, I've been assuming very strong
cryptographic hashes, good enough that you can trust equal results to
really be equal without having to verify by a comparison.
Computer Science Dept., Univ. of California, Irvine
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