[r6rs-discuss] Hash function return value constraints
cowan at ccil.org
Fri Apr 3 15:37:27 EDT 2009
r6rsguy at free-comp-shop.com scripsit:
> So why should a hash value be negative?
Already mentioned: to improve by a factor of 2 the chance that a hash
code of a given size is a fixnum.
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