> 
> N> Just wondering: I saw the MD5 solution, but feel that I am
> missing
> N> something. Why MD5 instead of:
> 
> N> 	key = row.hash
> 
> pigeon% ruby -e 'p "Robertsons".hash == "Sutton".hash'
> true
> pigeon% 

I think we addressed the non-uniqueness of any hash algorithm
initially and the original author was aware of it.

Are you simply saying here that Ruby's hash algorithm is... bad?

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