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Re: Status of algorithms

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 22:30:39 +0200
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: "Rotan Hanrahan" <rotan.hanrahan@mobileaware.com>, public-webapi@w3.org
Message-ID: <55eg73lqu76811qq68dvaqdemtm7hfid7r@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>They are certainly not illustrative. They are the only way to find out  
>what you need to implement. You MUST follow the algorithm. Not copy it  
>step for step.

If you want to sort something, there are many different algorithms to do
that, you could use, for example, bubble sort or quick sort. Neither is
an optimized version of the other algorithm, they are entirely different
algorithms, even though it might be difficult to tell the difference. I
agree with Rotan that the current text is unsuitable.
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