At 05:55 PM 5/10/01 -0400, Jeff Pinyan wrote:
>That sorting method does a lot of work -- that is, it does things more
>than once.  I suggest you use a schwarztian transform, or the Orcish
>manuever, to increase speed.

I'd like our beginners to take home the message that you shouldn't optimize 
for performance until it's clear you need to.  Otherwise you're just 
wasting programmer time.  Premature optimization is the root of, etc.
Peter Scott
Pacific Systems Design Technologies

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