Re: Hashes from composite keys?

From: Bob Badour <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca>
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2010 19:46:03 -0300
Message-ID: <4c4a1baf$0$11849$9a566e8b_at_news.aliant.net>



Karsten Wutzke wrote:
> On Jul 23, 11:11 pm, Bob Badour <bbad..._at_pei.sympatico.ca> wrote:
> 

>>Karsten Wutzke wrote:
>>
>>>On 23 Jul., 22:14, Karsten Wutzke <kwut..._at_web.de> wrote:
>>
>>>>Hello,
>>
>>>>what are the best practices for generating hash codes from composite
>>>>keys? I need to mimic something like what a composite index does. In
>>>>fact, it's for mapping between relational keys and object IDs.
>>
>>>>Can anyone point me into the right direction please?
>>
>>>>Karsten
>>
>>>Maybe I wasn't clear enough. I'm not trying to program anything in
>>>databases. It's for an object-oriented application to match object
>>>identity (hash codes) with composite key values.
>>
>>You were plenty clear. You just have no sincere appreciation or desire
>>for the right direction.
> 
> What in your opinion am I supposed to think given your original
> response?

Yes, I highly recommend thinking.

> That you have a sincere desire in showing me the right > direction? Out of the door, yes...

Ah, but which door? There are so many to choose from. Received on Fri Jul 23 2010 - 17:46:03 CDT

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