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Subject: Re: implementing sort by date / what do you think?
From: Salokyn (bazar.nicolas.gif_at_libertysurf.fr)
Date: 2004-06-20


[IDC]Dragon a écrit :
> Hello,
>
> I'm about to implement a sort by date+time feature, as a choice to the
> standard alphabetic sorting. Am I the only one needing this? It surprises me
> that there is no stronger demand.
>
> My standard situation is that I browse my folders (representing albums),
> looking for the new stuff I added recently. However, when I enter the
> directory with the tracks, a sort by time would be no good, disturbing the
> track order. So to avoid switching the sort mode all the time, I'd
> personally prefer to sort only directories by date, the files in alpabetical
> order like it used to be. (What a strange mode.) Other people with lots of
> (e.g. chart) tracks in a directory may however want to have files sorted by
> date as well.
>
> So how about a new option:
> - sort alphabetically (default)
> - sort by date+time
> - sort directories by time, files alphabetically
>
> Or an independent choice for files and directories? Or does nobody except me
> need/want any of those?
>
> Jörg
>
>
It's a good idea

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