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Re: [MacPerl] Schwartzian transform

At 15.32 -0400 1999.06.17, Vicki Brown wrote:
>Here, we're sorting a list of names by... name.  And we want to keep all
>the data when we're finished. I'm not sure that the S.T. is, therefore,
>entirely appropriate.

Agreed.  However, don't confuse "name" with "some part of the name" or
somesuch.  Sorting by the last letter of the name, for instance, would
require an ST or somesuch for maximum efficiency.

Chris Nandor          mailto:pudge@pobox.com         http://pudge.net/
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