Self function

Chris Rebert clp2 at
Mon May 4 16:58:04 EDT 2009

On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 1:25 PM,  <bearophileHUGS at> wrote:
> Aahz:
>> When have you ever had a binary tree a thousand levels deep?
> Yesterday.
>>Consider how big 2**1000 is...<
> You are thinking just about complete binary trees.
> But consider that a topology like a single linked list (every node has
> 1 child, and they are chained) is a true binary tree still.

And who in their right mind would not use a *self-balancing* binary
tree in that situation?


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