On Thu, 20 Nov 2003 02:42:16 +0900, Robert Klemme wrote:
> "Austin Ziegler" <austin / halostatue.ca> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
>> On Wed, 19 Nov 2003 14:21:19 +0900, Charles Hixson wrote:
>>> Does anyone have an implementation of a multi-dimensioned sparse
>>> array?
>> What about using hashes?
[...]
>> msa = Hash.new { |h, k| h[k] = Hash.new }
>> hash_maker = proc { |h, k| h[k] = Hash.new(&hash_maker) }
>> msa = Hash.new(&hash_maker)
> Another option: use a single Hash, *no* hash nesting and arrays as
> keys:

I believe that Mr Hixson requires slices. This wouldn't be possible
with array-keys.

-austin
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austin ziegler    * austin / halostatue.ca * Toronto, ON, Canada
software designer * pragmatic programmer * 2003.11.19
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