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Peter M. Brigham pmbrig at
Tue Feb 17 12:59:37 EST 2015

Yes, speed will be an issue if the data is thousands of lines. I'm usually dealing with less than a thousand iterations, and taking a half-second or so to do the job is nearly unnoticeable for the user.

-- Peter

Peter M. Brigham
pmbrig at

On Feb 17, 2015, at 11:55 AM, Dr. Hawkins wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 6:23 PM, Peter M. Brigham <pmbrig at> wrote:
>> No need to change the itemdel in a loop, you can use this instead:
>> put getItem(pList, pIndex, pDelim) into tItem
> Won't this be orders of magnitude slower?
> I can see the use in the general case, but Im ususally in nested loops
> where performance matters when this comes up . . .

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