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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: Mike Holden <rockbox_at_mikeholden.org>
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 15:22:59 -0000 (UTC)

Thomas Martitz wrote:
> Sounds to me that you're better off using ascii sort.

Well that is what I currently use, but there's no reason why natural
sorting shouldn't be appropriate if it works in the right way!

> Windows does it in the same way as nautilus and other major file
> browsers. It ignores leading zeros.

Well it doesn't completely ignore them, they have some significance (see
my other email a short while ago).

-- 
Mike Holden
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Received on 2009-03-19

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