Python Dictionary Algorithm Question

Steve Holden steve at
Tue Dec 16 19:42:14 CET 2008

Brigette Hodson wrote:
> Hello! I am in a beginning algorithms class this semester and I am
> working on a presentation. I want to discuss in some detail the
> algorithm python uses to determine the hash function for python
> dictionaries. Does anyone know what this algorithm is? Or where I can go
> to find information on it?
> Thanks.
Look in

for dictnotes.txt and dictobject.c. Good luck with the class!

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