From: Christopher Smith <csmith_at_amdocs.com>
Date: Tue Dec 4 09:57:22 2001

> -----Original Message-----
> From: pete_at_dunnington.u-net.com [mailto:pete_at_dunnington.u-net.com]

> You're supposed to stop one position shorter each time,
> because by the end
> of the sweep, the largest (or smallest, depending on which
> way you do the
> comparison-and-swap) number has fallen to the bottom (end) of
> the array.
> It makes a big difference to the time it takes.

You're right. It would. Wirth had a better example in one of his books,
but I didn't want to type it all in. ;)



Christopher Smith, Perl Developer
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