On Sun, 11 Mar 2001, John Moore wrote:
> On Saturday 10 March 2001 18:15, you wrote:
> 
> Here's a rewrite of Ben's version that takes about 2 times longer.  I was
> wondering if the class overhead was too much.  Guess not.  It looks like
> trading Array.sort! for more accounting is a good trade
> 

some average times I got with 10**30


matju6    3.95   [3.950,3.860,4.000,3.910,4.030]
moore1    7.78   [7.800,7.740,7.900,7.730,7.750]
ben2      9.61   [9.710,9.540,9.580]
ben1     11.42   [11.430,11.420,11.410]
matju3  114.40   [114.40]