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Subject: Re: how is strnatcmp aka "Interpret numbers while sorting" supposed to sort?

Re: how is strnatcmp aka "Interpret numbers while sorting" supposed to sort?

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <linus_at_haxx.se>
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 15:04:51 +0100

Mike Holden wrote:
> Maybe leading zeros should only be stripped if another digit follows them?
>
> I use names like 00RockFaves.m3u, 00ClassicRock.m3u for playlists that I
> have created (as opposed to original artist albums), and the leading
> zerozero is deliberately there to sort them at the top.

That's an interesting observation. I believe leading zeroes are treated
like whitespace in the current code, but in this case I think that the
final zero should be kept.

Linus
Received on 2009-03-19


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