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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
X-To: Terry Westley <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2000 11:41:36 -0400
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I have an Ada heapsort that improves on the Knuth algorithm (minor
improvement to cut startup loops in half) and is written, I believe, to be
very clearly readable.  Would you care to swap sources?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Terry Westley
> Sent: Friday, September 29, 2000 9:09 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: Sorting Algorithms
> Of course, if analysis of algorithms is your goal, you should be
> able to use a C/C++ book.  Though not Ada, my favorite is still my
> university text: Wirth's "Algorithms + Data Structures = Programs."
> I find Pascal easier to read than MIX.
> Just a week ago, I implemented heap sort with guidance from Wirth.
> --
> Terry J. Westley, Software Development Manager
> Veridian Engineering, Information Warfare
> P.O. Box 400, Buffalo, NY 14225
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