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Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2015 18:40:23 +0530
From: Sayantan Datta <>
To: john-dev <>
Subject: Re: 256/128 bit integer arithmatic

On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 6:36 PM, Sayantan Datta <> wrote:

> Sayantan, you haven't mentioned what you're trying to accomplish, but I
>> think you should redefine the task.  For example, you probably don't
>> actually need 128-bit precision to divide a keyspace.
Also using  less than 128 bits precision of hashes would mean various
hashes would map to same location, which is against the purpose of building
such tables.


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