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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-11 03:38:16

On Thursday 10 March 2005 20:03, David Abrahams wrote:
> Exactly, the conversion from argument to build request
> elements is performed by (1) splitting the argument at each
> slash, (2) converting each split part into a set of properties and (3)
> taking all possible combinations of the property sets. Each split part
> should have the either the form
> Do you mean "the cross product," or something else?

The mathematically correct term is "Cartesian product". Consider:

But I had to use a dictionary to translate that from russian, so I suspect at
least some readers can be confused, and so I though "combinations" is a good

- Volodya


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