Emergency pubmeet, Thursday 17th

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Sat May 12 18:40:50 BST 2007

On 12 May 2007, at 18:27, Greg McCarroll wrote:
> a bubble-sort pub crawl where you start with the order of the pubs  
> in the street, and
> for your compare operation go into a pair and order even just a  
> half pint of their
> recommended bitter in each and swap as appropriate is too scary to  
> even contemplate
> for more than 4 pubs. i also expect the staff would be even more  
> scared, doubly so if
> there was a timetable for different teams to sync their ops and  
> different teams
> where sorting on different beverages.

Nah, bubble sort is a stable sort, and nobody will be stable after  
that many comparisons.

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