Binary search

Peter Hansen peter at
Thu Jan 16 04:28:18 CET 2003

"Martin v. Löwis" wrote:
> Bengt Richter wrote:
> > I misunderstood the same way ;-) The title "Binary search" didn't primarily
> > suggest binary data to me.
> In German, "Binärsuche" would suggest binary data, whereas "binäre
> Suche" would suggest binary search. Both seem to translate naturally to
> "binary search". I guess in Flemish, the problem is similar, hence the
> misunderstanding.

In any case, the OP fairly clearly indicated that he understood
what the term "binary search" usually meant, and that he did not
in fact mean that meaning...


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