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Re^4: Re-orderable keyed access structure?

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Aug 14, 2004 at 04:18 UTC ( #382896=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Re-orderable keyed access structure?
in thread Re-orderable keyed access structure?

If the hash values are references to the array elements (not indices), then even if I shuffle the array, I can still find the correct array elements directly through their hash keys. The references to the individual elements of the array don't change when the hash is re-ordered. The indices do.

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