Buckinghamshire CC ANPR cameras

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Sun Feb 5 22:55:55 GMT 2012

* Ian Batten:

> On 5 Feb 2012, at 14:00, John Wilson wrote:
>> The transformed plate number is then hashed with the one-at-a-time
>> hash function described here
>> http://www.burtleburtle.net/bob/hash/doobs.html
> You have to wonder how on earth an obscure, unreviewed algorithm
> published in a hobbyist magazine ends up being used in a production
> system, don't you?

This particular function wasn't even published in Dr. Dobb's.
However, Bob Jenkins' hash functions are widely used.  Your own
computer probably uses them in some fashion, too.

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