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HashFunction.h

//
// HashFunction.h
//
// $Id: //poco/1.2/Foundation/include/Poco/HashFunction.h#1 $
//
// Library: Foundation
// Package: Core
// Module:  HashFunction
//
// Definition of the HashFunction class.
//
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#ifndef Foundation_HashFunction_INCLUDED
#define Foundation_HashFunction_INCLUDED


#include "Poco/Foundation.h"


namespace Poco {

template <class T>
00049 struct HashFunction
      /// A generic hash function for numeric values.
{
00052       static UInt32 hash(T key, UInt32 maxValue)
            /// Returns the hash value for the given key
      {
            return key * 0xf4243 % maxValue;
      }
};


template <> 
00061 struct HashFunction<std::string>
      /// A specialization of HashFunction for strings.
{
      static UInt32 hash(const std::string& key, UInt32 maxValue)
      {
            // hash function taken from XML expat
            UInt32 h = 0;

            for (int i = 0; i < key.length(); ++i)
            {
                  h = h * 0xf4243 ^ key[i];
            }

            return h % maxValue;
      }
};


} // namespace Poco


#endif // Foundation_HashFunctions_INCLUDED

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