[Bro-Dev] Bloom filter interface

Seth Hall seth at icir.org
Wed Jun 5 09:35:35 PDT 2013

On Jun 5, 2013, at 12:15 PM, Matthias Vallentin <vallentin at icir.org> wrote:

>> Is this merging bf2 into bf1? Would it make sense to return a new
>> "opaque of bloomfilter" instead?
> I was aiming for non-mutable semantics: the function leaves both bf1
> and bf2 untouched, but merely returns bf1 + bf2, where "+" means union
> of the underlying bit vectors.

So it sounds like having the merge function returning bool was an accident?  Seems like we're all on the same page. :)


Seth Hall
International Computer Science Institute
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