Author image Marlon Bailey
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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.