Friday, February 27, 2015

Read: Nearly All Binary Searches and Mergesorts are Broken

A great reminder that even the simplest code can have bugs that aren't found for year or even decades in this case!

Remember the integer overflow.

Source: Google Research Blog - Extra, Extra - Read All About It: Nearly All Binary Searches and Mergesorts are Broken (2006-06)

- Danial Goodwin -

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