Most pythonic way of rotating a circular list to a canonical point

Paul Rubin no.email at nospam.invalid
Sun Aug 2 05:02:35 CEST 2015


Paul Rubin <no.email at nospam.invalid> writes:
>   H([b-a, c-b, d-c, a-d])
> where H is your favorite hash function on a list of that element type.

I wrote that up unclearly.  H is supposed to be a hash on one element,
and then you combine H(b-a), H(c-b), etc. in a commutative way, such as
by adding them.  Still not sure if this works though.


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