On Mon, 14 Aug 2006, Mark Taylor wrote:
> - Sending large catalogue row selections is currently shockingly
> inefficient - O(N*M) for transmitting an M-row selection from
> an N-row catalogue - so could cause problems for large
> (>~1E4-row?) tables. I can't see how to do these in a more
> sensible way, at least not without some fairly major reworking
> of the AstroCat class or descendants. Peter, maybe you could
> take a quick look at PlasticSearch.tcl and see if you
> have any bright ideas (if it's not immediately obvious to you
> what the problem is let me know and I'll provide more commentary).
Apologies if you've got round to looking at this, I've realised I
can improve matters by using an associative array. I'll fix it up.
Mark Taylor Astronomical Programmer Physics, Bristol University, UK
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