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From: Gennadiy Rozental (gennadiy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-08 05:14:26

> > > I have written a template implementation of the Longest Common
> Subsequence
> > algorithm
> >
> > Why difference!!?
> Well, I'm sure the name will be a hot discussion topic. I referred to it
> Container Difference because it is a "diff" algorithm as found in
> applications such as a code management system where a minimum (usualy
> reverse) delta between containers (files) is calculated and can be used to
> reconstruct the other versions.
> Regards
> -- Craig

Well, in your expirience in may be used in complex diff related algorithms
implementations. But in fact it is computing some sort of intersection
between 2 sequences. Why should we name intersection difference. Don't you
think it could be confusing?


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