Should I use a dictionary?

Aahz Maruch aahz at
Tue Jun 26 06:41:13 CEST 2001

In article <sTTZ6.248652$p33.5007707 at>,
Greg Jorgensen <gregj at> wrote:
>When you want to sort the messages, use your own sort function to compare
>the message date/time:

That's a Bad Idea if there are a lot of messages; such comparison
functions are expensive.
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