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Robert Norris rob at cataclysm.cx
Sun Feb 1 15:38:59 CST 2004


On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 08:53:54PM -0800, Lee Chee Sing wrote:
> can anyone pls let me know what is xhash? and what is
> the difference between
> xhash and XML?is it there is no differenct between
> them cause xhash=XML?

xhash is a simple string-to-pointer hashtable implementation that is
used in the jabberd servers (both codebases). It has nothing to do with
XML.

> 2nd, if i want to write a programme in incremental
> cryptography by using xhash, is is there is an
> algorigthm for the xhash? 

xhash is not a hash algorithm. Internally, it uses ELF hashes to store
the string, but these hashes aren't cryptographically-strong.

Rob.

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