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Re^4: c-like struct?

by xiaoyafeng (Chaplain)
on Jun 24, 2011 at 14:01 UTC ( #911253=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: c-like struct?
in thread c-like struct?

the most difference is hash is not sorted, array is.

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Re^5: c-like struct?
by MidLifeXis (Monsignor) on Jun 24, 2011 at 14:14 UTC

    What is the use case where having the data sorted is important? If you are serializing your data, you have a serialization function (could even be pack). How it is stored in memory seems to me to be a detail that is a "don't care" in most circumstances, and is possibly a premature optimization.


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