Binary search

Bengt Richter bokr at
Thu Jan 16 02:12:09 CET 2003

On 15 Jan 2003 17:56:06 +0100, martin at (Martin v. =?iso-8859-15?q?L=F6wis?=) wrote:

>"David Brown" <david at> writes:
>> To do a binary search, the file you are searching through must be ordered.
>You misunderstand. He does not want to perform a binary search, but a
>search in binary (rather than text) data. I interpreted this as
>meaning that he wants to perform a substring search.
I misunderstood the same way ;-) The title "Binary search" didn't primarily
suggest binary data to me.

Bengt Richter

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