How many is "too many" with lists?

Daniel Berlin dan at cgsoftware.com
Tue May 2 18:18:42 CEST 2000


No, i meant, how are you accessing them?
You are probably doing linear searchs rather than binary ones.


On Tue, 2 May 2000, Matthew Hirsch wrote:

> I'm building a list of lists each holding a combination of nCk where n 
> is the total number of numbers and k is the number you are choosing.  
> For example, I have 27 numbers, 0-26.  Looking at all combinations of 6 
> taken from this sample produces 27!/(27-6)!6! =296010 different 
> combinations stored in the original list.
> 
> Matt
> 





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