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NAME ^

Digest::OAT - Bob Jenkin's One-at-a-Time hash function

SYNOPSIS ^

  use Digest::OAT qw(oat);
  my $hashed_key = oat('key');

DESCRIPTION ^

Bob Jenkin's One at a Time hash function implemented in C. This hash function is quick and has excellent Avalanche Test behavior. It is not used for crytography, instead it is use for building int values for hash tables or for use in Consistent Hashing implementations.

EXPORT

None by default.

AUTHOR ^

Marlon Bailey, <mbailey at cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

Copyright (C) 2008 by Marlon Bailey

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.8.8 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.

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