I'm drowning in PHP

Andy Armstrong andy at hexten.net
Tue May 15 11:20:15 BST 2007

On 15 May 2007, at 11:04, Jonathan Rockway wrote:
> On Monday 14 May 2007 10:12:31 pm Andy Armstrong wrote:
>> This is a small gem from some PHP I'm obliged to look at:
>>      for($i=0; $i<strlen($str); $i++) {
> Ah, the classic O(n^2) for loop.  Haven't seen that one for quite a  
> while,
> especially not in a language with built-in regexes.  Gotta love PHP...

I imagine PHP stores the length of the string rather than using a  
sentinel at the end. At least I really *hope* PHP stores the length...

Andy Armstrong, hexten.net

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