[Newbies] Re: Another extension proposal -> subsets

cdrick cdrick65 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 25 09:45:29 UTC 2008

> He, press ALT-v to get versions of #combinations:atATimeDo: and thanks tk!


> I like bit sift solution too for it's simplicity.

me too even if we could argue this is not self explaining...
That's what Andres Valoud said here (thanks Marcin):

> The problem is that it will iterate p times for creating each subset of
> size p.
> #combinations:atATimeDo: does not. It is building subsets in parallel.

uhm, ok...
the diferrence is an order or 2 more or less...

> The required copy does an iteration though, but in a primitive!
> Hence the difference...
> Nicolas

Thanks all, this was fun and interesting ;)...

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