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Re^2: Numeric sorting WITHOUT <=>

by Marshall (Monsignor)
on Oct 10, 2012 at 04:05 UTC ( #998126=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Numeric sorting WITHOUT <=>
in thread Numeric sorting WITHOUT <=>

Yes, this is indeed a "bad way" to do it! Compared with sort(), this will be slow (20..99) yield no result and it doesn't scale well. And I guess that you would in the general case, have to read every key to find the maximum key value.

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