On Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 4:54 AM, John Cowan <xxxxxx@mercury.ccil.org> wrote:

> I'm also sad that we couldn't meet in the middle with Alex on hash
> functions.  It was a difficult topic and I'm basically running to the
> safe side by simply specifying Object -> Integer.  I hope it will
> prove to be a fine choice in the long term.

I think it will, and it is also what Will Clinger, who has more experience
than the three of us put together, thinks is the Right Thing.

I had already retracted my suggestion regarding bounds (though
I'd feel a little more comfortable including negative integers in the
range).  I never heard Will address the notion of salt.