On 10/18/06, mathew <meta / pobox.com> wrote:
> On 10/18/06, Nikolai Weibull <now / bitwi.se> wrote:
> > On 10/18/06, Eric Hodel <drbrain / segment7.net> wrote:
> > > Creating a new Array for enumerating the lines of a 50M String is not
> > > going to be fun (or fast).
> >
> > When would you actually do that?
>
> If you mean "When would you enumerate the lines of a 50M String?", one
> answer is when doing molecular biology. Lots of biotech companies use
> Perl to analyze DNA sequences, which are enormous Strings. The human
> genome is about 650MB.

That's not what I meant.  Substitute "such a thing as creating a new
Array for enumerating the lines of a 50M String" for "that".

  nikolai