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From Avi Drissman <>
Subject Re: Advanced timestamp usage (or global value storage)
Date Wed, 25 Aug 2004 16:01:50 GMT
On Aug 25, 2004, at 11:57 AM, Grant Ingersoll wrote:

> You are right, in the worst case, this would be linear,

No, in _all_ cases this would be linear.

> I would bet, that on average,
> arguably nearly all cases, you would go through very few iterations
> before finding the doc you are interested in

Then you don't understand what I'm trying to do. I'm trying to find the 
document with the biggest value for the field. That would involve 
checking the field's value in every document to ensure this.


Avi 'rlwimi' Drissman
Argh! This darn mail server is trunca

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