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Re: Hash Function

From: Sergei Steshenko
Subject: Re: Hash Function
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2012 08:51:24 -0800 (PST)

----- Original Message -----
> From: Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso <address@hidden>
> To: Sergei Steshenko <address@hidden>
> Cc: Jonathan Karsch <address@hidden>; "address@hidden" <address@hidden>
> Sent: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 6:13 PM
> Subject: Re: Hash Function
> On 5 December 2012 11:04, Sergei Steshenko <address@hidden> wrote:
>>  Jordi,
> Hello, Sergei. Nice to talk to you again.
>>  why are you posting distracting info ?
> I'm sorry to inform you that you are. As I have explained numerous
> times, there is no hashing in Octave, despite your deceptive variable
> names. I know you are well aware of this, but for the edification of
> those who are not as blessed in computer science as you are, here is a
> description of the actual data structure available in Octave:
>>  It _is_ possible to do this in Octave
> As you well know, this is only possible due to a bug in Octave that
> you have exploited, and you should be happy to know that this bug has
> been elevated to the status of feature in the current development
> version.
> - Jordi G. H.
> :

"... typically used to implement associative arrays." :

"If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it 
probably is a duck".

So, why do _you_ post distracting information instead of providing a simple 
Octave-only solution ?


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