From: John Cowan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue May 06 2003 - 10:46:25 EDT
Theodore H. Smith scripsit:
> I'm unfamiliar with "trie". What does it mean? If it's less complex
> than a finite state machine I'm sure that'll be a benefit for me.
It's a data structure for storing and retrieving (reTRIEving) strings
efficiently. See http://www.webreference.com/js/tips/000318.html .
A good Unicode alternative is ternary search trees, which deal with
the excessive fanout (number of alternatives at each level) that tries
> "Bits of Unicode" is in .ppt format. Is that "Power point"? I don't
> have powerpoint or an app to read .ppt.
On Windows you can grab the free Powerpoint viewer from Microsoft; on
Windows and other platforms you can get OpenOffice.org from the site
of that name.
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