Author pitrou
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Date 2012-01-23.13:56:33
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> With an collision counting exception you'd get a clear notice that
> something in your data and your application is wrong and needs
> fixing. The rest of your web app will continue to work fine

Except when it doesn't, because you've also broken batch processing
functions and the like.

> Note: Even if Python works around the problem successfully, there's no
> guarantee that the data doesn't end up being processed by some other
> tool in the chain with similar problems.

Non-Python tools don't use Python's hash functions, they are therefore
not vulnerable to the same data.
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