Read from file, then display results?

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Thu Jul 8 10:39:30 CDT 2004


Chipp Walters wrote:
> I also find I *rarely* need to work with arrays, as using List data 
> (variables with lines with tab delimited items) are almost as fast

And sometimes faster.  I had to write a query engine for one of my 
client's projects, and found that using "repeat for each line" is about 
15-20% faster than using "repeat for each element".

However if you need random access to specific items then arrays are a 
several times faster than lists.

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