> Creating the vector still takes time proportional to the length of the
> vector. In fact, it appears that in your example, the vector packages
> optimizes the creation time to create only up to the element that you
> actually demand.
> The linear time you're seeing is not the result of an inefficiency of
> vector indexing, but the result of an efficiency in vector creation.
> Best regards,
> Heinrich Apfelmus
> http://apfelmus.nfshost.com >