danb_83 at yahoo.com
Thu Jun 28 03:42:23 CEST 2007
On Jun 27, 12:11 pm, Robin Becker <r... at reportlab.com> wrote:
> Josiah Carlson wrote:
> > Robin Becker wrote:
> >> Is the any way to get an efficient 16bit hash in python?
> > hash(obj)&65535
> > - Josiah
> yes I thought of that, but cannot figure out if the internal hash really
> distributes the bits evenly. Particularly since it seems to treat integers etc
> as special cases
> >>> hash(1)
> >>> hash(2)
> >>> hash('1234')
And then hash(-1) is a SPECIAL special case.
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