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    SubjectRe: Ext2 directory index: ALS paper and benchmarks
    On December 6, 2001 04:56 am, Hans Reiser wrote:
    > >On December 6, 2001 04:41 am, you wrote:
    > >
    > >>ReiserFS is an Htree by your definition in your paper, yes?
    > >
    > >You've got a hash-keyed b*tree over there. The htree is fixed depth.
    > >
    > B*trees are fixed depth. B-tree usually means height-balanced.

    I was relying on definitions like this:


    (data structure)

    Definition: A B-tree in which nodes are kept 2/3 full by redistributing
    keys to fill two child nodes, then splitting them into three nodes.

    To tell the truth, I haven't read your code that closely, sorry, but I got
    the impression that you're doing rotations for balancing no? If not then
    have you really got a b*tree?

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