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Date 2012-01-19.18:05:52
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> The suffix only introduces a constant change in all hash values
> output, so even if you don't know the suffix, you can still
> generate data sets with collisions by just having the prefix.

That's true. But without the suffix, I can pretty easy and efficient guess the prefix by just seeing the result of a few well-chosen and short repr(dict(X)). I suppose that's harder with the suffix.
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