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    SubjectRe: [RFC] 2.5.8 sort kernel tables (William Lee Irwin III)  wrote on 18.04.02 in <>:
    >> It doesn't have to be an O(n lg(n)) method but could you use something
    >> besides bubblesort? Insertion sort, selection sort, etc. are just as
    >> easy and they don't have the horrific stigma of being "the worst sorting
    >> algorithm ever" etc.

    On Thu, Apr 18, 2002 at 08:16:00PM +0200, Kai Henningsen wrote:
    > Surely the worst (working) sort is randomsort? (Check if sorted. If not,
    > pick two entries at random, exchange, retry.)

    Perhaps I should have qualified it with "plausible" or something. The
    intent is clear regardless.

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