Speed up a slow loop

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Wed Mar 9 11:44:25 EST 2022

Hmmm... I think I misread you to say that arrays are indexed. If that were the case, then the devs *should* be able to create functions for querying them and getting a subset of keys. I think then that this is NOT the case. 

Bob S

> On Mar 9, 2022, at 07:57 , Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> Then why isn't there a method to query an array? That was precicely why I wrote the routines to convert an array to a database. 
> Bob S
>> On Mar 8, 2022, at 15:56 , Neville Smythe via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> Turning the list into an array will add indexing overhead very similar to what using a database would do (I suspect extremely similar in fact!)

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