On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 9:49 PM, Mike Frysinger <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Saturday 26 November 2011 07:50:27 Nirbheek Chauhan wrote:
>> I'm not sure the two are really comparable. However, looking at a
>> simple string sort on 30,000 strings, I don't see it taking a
>> significant amount of time at all:
> sure, it's probably not significantly higher, but i also can't see any point in
> sorting the entries. we've been doing fine so far in the 10+ years of it being
> unsorted. so unless Arfrever has a compelling reason, time to revert.
I agree. My argument was that if sorting has some benefit, the cost is
negligible, and it should be done properly. If the benefits of the
sorting are non-existent, or if it causes problems as Ciaran pointed
out, then sorting should not be done.
Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team