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Subject: Re: implementing sort by date / what do you think?
From: Salokyn (
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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