From: Erik & Tanya Niese-Petersen (Tenp@CRIS.COM)
Date: 11/03/97

On Mon, 3 Nov 1997, Davies, Nathan wrote:

> A stack is FIFO, First in, First out, as in push and pop.  A stack of
> dishes.

Yep.. I place all my dirty dishes in one stack and start from the buttom.

> A queue is LIFO, Last in, First out, like a conveyor belt.( so I
> couldn't think of a good practical example, sue me :)

I need to remember that one next time I'm at the postoffice. Gotta
wait on the last person till I enter the queue.

Erik Niese-Petersen
AKA Quint the Typo Dane

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