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Hashsums and collisions

are collisions less or more likely to occur if you use compressed (ascii) file?
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Hi,
Intuitively, more the strings are short, they generate less collisions.
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Look up the concept of 'avalanche'

Choosing a Good Hash Function, Part 3

and for example the jenkins hashes:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jenkins_hash_function
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