RFP: libset-intspan-perl -- Manages sets of integers
I have a personal package of this built, but I don't feel up to
maintaining it. If someone else wants to take it on, feel free to
contact me for my version.
Set::IntSpan manages sets of integers. It is optimized for sets that
have long runs of consecutive integers. These arise, for example, in
.newsrc files, which maintain lists of articles:
Sets are stored internally in a run-length coded form. This provides
for both compact storage and efficient computation. In particular,
set operations can be performed directly on the encoded
Copyright 1996-1998 by Steven McDougall. This module is free
software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same
terms as Perl itself.