Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Perl: the Markov chain saw
 
PerlMonks  

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.

jeffrey

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://643292]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others cooling their heels in the Monastery: (12)
As of 2016-09-30 19:53 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    Extraterrestrials haven't visited the Earth yet because:







    Results (572 votes). Check out past polls.