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From: Matthew William Cox <matt@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Preferred Way to Split a List
On Mon, Oct 29, 2007 at 06:33:11PM -0500, Robert Fischer wrote:
> What is the preferred way to split a list into two, at an arbitrary point?  
> There's lots of ways you could do it, but I'm not sure if there's a 
> standard best practice for this.
That's the thing, there are lots of best ways. Which is the best depends
on what properties your list-splitter needs.

Do you need to preserve ordering in the sublists? Do they need to be
roughly equivalent lengths? Elaborating on these requirements will guide
your search.

Cheers,
Matt