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Re: [edlug] tsort command




> tsort = topological sort
<snip>
>    This whole procedure has been obsolete since about 1980, because
> Unix archives now contain a symbol table.

tsort may be obsolete in linking, but I've found the concept useful when
voting in elections using STV (single transferable vote). It's relatively
easy to compare one candidate against another, and you can build a ranking
based on the partial orderings.

Hee!
Alex

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