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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-10-26 01:47:37

David Brownell wrote:

> I am in the process of writing an algorithm that, when given two
> sequences of objects, will compare the differences and, if requested,
> output a set of instructions on how to convert sequence #1 to
> sequence #2.


> The most common applications of this algorithm could be file
> comparisons or some sort of file versioning system similar to CVS or
> SourceSafe, but could even work on more complicated sequences such as
> DNA or even a seating chart.
> Is there any interest in this algorithm?

I'm interested. Yet, I'll be even more interested if you don't just present
some algorithm which does the task, but also present a comparison of all
possible approaches.


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