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    Default Re: How is hashcode calculated?

    Quote Originally Posted by JosAH View Post
    In the old days (when computers were made of wood) ...
    And earlier, when they were made of stone?
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    Quote Originally Posted by DarrylBurke View Post
    And earlier, when they were made of stone?
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    We used to throw pebbles at each other; those pebbles were our bits and that was the only possibility we had for network communication; we had it rough in those days ...

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    I wonder how you transmit a zero with pebbles though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gimbal2 View Post
    I wonder how you transmit a zero with pebbles though.
    That was easy: we use a modified ones-complement technique where zero was replaced by a 'whole lot' ...

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    Inventive. I can imagine people have actually died because of network collisions and information overload.
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    A bit like the stoning scene in Life of Brian then.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tolls View Post
    A bit like the stoning scene in Life of Brian then.
    Do I hear any women around here?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JosAH View Post
    We used to throw pebbles at each other; those pebbles were our bits and that was the only possibility we had for network communication; we had it rough in those days ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by DarrylBurke View Post
    We used to throw them at dogs, occasionally resulting in bytes
    At the very least a nibble.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gimbal2 View Post
    At the very least a nibble.
    Now don't get me going about what we had to do to open a socket ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by DarrylBurke View Post
    Now don't get me going about what we had to do to open a socket ...
    We're starting to wander into some dangerous territory. In more ways than one.

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    Default Re: How is hashcode calculated?

    Quote Originally Posted by DarrylBurke View Post
    Now don't get me going about what we had to do to open a socket ...
    We only opened a socket in emergency situations; the smell was terrible ...

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    Aw man, masijade is the combo breaker :(
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