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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@ebuilt.com>
Subject Re: Observations on fragmentation in SMS pools
Date Tue, 10 Jul 2001 00:26:26 GMT
> Tables are in APR, because were originally moved from Apache to APR before
> APR-util existed.  They should really move to apr-util.  They should never
> be removed from Apache.  Tables are useful because they garuantee a
> general order to the data, namely, the order you insert information into
> the table.  Hashes have a different use case.

Ummm, no, tables do not guarantee that -- arrays do.  Tables were specfically
created to be an abstract hash table, but the implementation remained
simple because we never used them for large tables.

....Roy


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