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Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2001 14:46:15 -0500
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When I used Ada in an intermediate data structures course I gave the
assignment to convert an access type based binary search tree to direct_io
based.  The students enjoyed running their application with both


At 09:02 AM 9/28/2001 -0500, [log in to unmask] wrote:
>Ages ago, I had to port an app from VAX Ada to Verdix.
>It used a VMS-specific "Indexed_IO" package which had
>to have a Verdix version created.  Due to the usual employee
>innovation agreements, I can't offer it to the public, but something
>similar might be a useful thing if someone wanted to re-invent it.
>Just imagine some form of search tree and/or hash mechanism,
>only replace the access types with Direct_IO.Count

John W. McCormick                [log in to unmask]
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