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Re^4: Unique numeric ID for reference?

by Jeffrey Kegler (Hermit)
on Oct 07, 2007 at 15:35 UTC ( #643292=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Unique numeric ID for reference?
in thread Unique numeric ID for reference?

Sorting with numeric references as a key will gather records with the same reference together. This might be done, for example, to weed out duplicates. Other than that, yes, you're right, the ordering between non-identical references is pseudo-random and not very useful.


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