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Re: user-supplied hash-functions



Jim Rees scripsit:

> In combination with the Issues section of HashTablesCowan, why the apparent
> bias against user-supplied hash-functions?

Primarily because many Schemes don't support them.

> SRFI-113 can't do either of these as far as I can tell, but I can live with
> that if a separate hashtable api gives me the added generality.

Please take a look at ComparatorsCowan.  I have submitted it as a
SRFI, and I intend to retrofit that function into both SRFI-113 and
HashTablesCowan.  I'm writing the implementation now.

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