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Re: Why 'Flat is better than nested'

Ian Kelly
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On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 3:28 PM, Ifthikhan Nazeem <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
> as many as (about) 2*N - log2(N) parent child relationships
> I would like to know how did you come up with the above formula? Forgive my
> ignorance.

I come up with 2N - 2 myself. If there are N leaf nodes and N - 1
non-leaf nodes, then there are 2N - 1 total nodes, each of which has
one parent except for the root. That's 2N - 2 parent-child
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