Sorting without transitivity
mwh at python.net
Sun Apr 20 12:03:19 CEST 2003
Steven Taschuk <staschuk at telusplanet.net> writes:
> Martelli's already given the magic words "topological sort"; this
> post is just about the terminology. (All from memory; corrections
Do you (or anyone else) know why it's called a *topological* sort?
Don't see no topology here, off hand.
It could be that the open subsets of a topological space are a poset
under inclusion, I guess.
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