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From: Oliver Bandel <oliver@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] mboxlib reloaded ;-)
On Sun, Apr 29, 2007 at 11:39:11AM +0100, Richard Jones wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 28, 2007 at 12:58:16PM +0200, Oliver Bandel wrote:
> > On Sat, Apr 28, 2007 at 08:56:28AM +0100, Richard Jones wrote:
> > > On Sat, Apr 28, 2007 at 01:12:20AM +0200, Oliver Bandel wrote:
> > > > On Fri, Apr 27, 2007 at 05:29:11PM +0100, Richard Jones wrote:
> > > > > The source for COCANWIKI[1] contains extensive support for threading
> > > > > of mail messages, based on JWZ's algorithm:
> > > > > 
> > > > > http://www.jwz.org/doc/threading.html
> > > > 
> > > > Nice... you speak of an optimized algorithm for threading.
> > > > I didn't explored your solution nor did I explored your
> > > > paper in detail (tomorrow I think I have the time to do it),
> > > 
> > > I should point out that the algorithm is due to esteemed hacker[1]
> > > Jamie Zawinski (http://jwz.org) who used it in Netscape versions 1
> > > through 3.  They got C++/OO group-think disease from Netscape 4 and
> > > above (the rot continues to this day).
> > 
> > When I think about netscape, I think about the terrible way,
> > how it handles newsgroups....
> > ...when doing a resort of the newsgroup-entries it's extremely slow.
> 
> That's my point - Netscape <= 3 was very fast.
> 

Ah, oh,OK, I see.... you wrote versions 1 through 3 were fast,
and these versions used the algorithm you talked about...
right?

Ciao,
  Oliver