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Re: Comparing two hash tables for equality?


From: Arne Babenhauserheide
Subject: Re: Comparing two hash tables for equality?
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 22:25:05 +0200
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Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Aleksandar,
> Hash table implementations typically don't offer an equality test on the
> hash tables themselves, and I don't recall anyone ever asking for such
> an operation before now.

I already wrote diff-algorithms for Python dictionaries, which is close
to implementing (equal? h H).

The main advantage of hash-tables over other dictionary types is that
they are very, very fast. I tried finding anything faster, but I did not.

Best wishes,
Arne
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