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I found this while reading Grady Booch's blog.

I didn't see the images for the patent, but based upon the description it's a simple alternate index, perhaps doubly linked list that's discussed.

Nothing more than what I saw in a C class at AT&T back in the 1980's or which was probably discussed in Knuth's series( , perhaps even in K&R's original C book (

Soon, we'll see a patent for a wheel issued I guess.  The US Patent Office is amazingly behind the times on vetting real intellectual property vs. prior art.

Link to United States Patent: 7028023

Posted on Tuesday, March 20, 2007 4:58 AM | Back to top

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