Re: [secdir] FNV web site

Alan DeKok <aland@deployingradius.com> Tue, 23 March 2010 19:47 UTC

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Paul Hoffman wrote:
> <http://isthe.com/chongo/tech/comp/fnv/>

  If hash distribution matters, see:

http://sites.google.com/site/murmurhash/avalanche
...
This is why you probably shouldn't use FNV. Both low bits of the hash
and end bits of the key aren't thorougly mixed.
...


  If hash distributions don't matter, FNV is very fast.

  Alan DeKok.