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Re: [MacPerl] sorting arrays

6/16/99, Ronald J Kimball wrote:
 >If you want to sort the entire file by line, you have to read the entire
 >file into memory.  You can then use a Schwartzian Transform to efficiently
 >sort the lines:

Dear Ron and list,

I'm curious as to why people haven't been advising the use of a hash (or
two).  Alan's application seems to be one with only a small amount of data.
Is the Schwartzian Transform incredibly faster as a solution for large
amounts of data?


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