Natterings about history files
rra at stanford.edu
Sat Mar 3 11:48:01 UTC 2001
bill davidsen <davidsen at tmr.com> writes:
> No, you've got it and didn't say it! When something rolls out of the
> "recent" history, you store the info in bins by posting time (and I
> don't think it matters if it's worng by a bit, recent is by arrival).
> Now you don't have to do a full lookup, you only have to look in the bin
> which matches the Date: header.
And all of the newer ones, and maybe one older depending on the fuzz for
articles posted in the future. But yes, that should optimize a bit
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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