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Re: disk division guide

>The results here are better than possible by doing it by hand or in
>any ordered fashion.  For instance, to get devel to the state it is in
>below, it took about 2000 iterations of a swapping heuristic.

So it aint optimal then, just the best you can realisticaly do on a computer 
then ,as I thought in general to be sure that you have fitted n files optimaly 
onto an unknown number of floppies you need to search n! permutations, and if
n>13 even a top end DEC APX is going to take more than a day.


Jonathan A. Buzzard,              
Physics Department,           Email:-
Heriot-Watt University,            phyjab1@caledonia.hw.ac.uk   InterNet
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