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sanjana narayanan
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Hi,
Can anyone explain the following statement on hashCode with an eg?
"Ideally, a hash funtion should distribute any reasonable collection of unequal instances uniformly across all possible hash values."
-Sanjana
 
Gian Franco
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Hi Sanjana,
I think it's best to check the following article
it helped me understanding the necessary details.
Article on Equals and Hash Code
Greetings,
Gian Franco
 
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