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From: Oleg <oleg_inconnu@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] sorting Hashtbl.t
On Monday 12 August 2002 05:51 am, Nicolas Cannasse wrote:
> > [1] One could of course copy elements to a list or an array, then sort
> > and iterate the latter, but I suppose it is inefficient, as hash table
>
> elements
>
> > are "almost sorted".
>
> In general, Hashtbl are not "almost sorted", as one cannot garantee that
> key(x) < key(y) => x < y.

I meant sorting by key (or iterating Hashtbl in the order of increasing 
_keys_).

> If you want such a behavior, you should use a Binary Search Tree instead.

Regards
Oleg
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