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Author rhettinger
Recipients rhettinger, tim.peters
Date 2019-08-10.06:24:05
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The existing API for the builtin hash() function is inconvenient.  When implementing structure that use a hash value, you never want a negative number.  Running abs(hash(x)) works but is awkward, slower, and loses one bit of entropy.
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