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Subject: RE: RB Directory listing order
From: scott (
Date: 2004-08-02

--- Stuart Tedford <> wrote:
> Not if we are dealing with strings, which is what filenames are. This
> "natural sort order" is actually breaking a second standard (ASCII), as well
> as breaking the leading zero standard. Maybe you think 2 wrongs make a
> right, I don't.

I agree.

> but I feel strongly that standards are usually there for a reason -
> i.e. because a lot of people think something is a good idea. So anything
> that breaks a standard should have a very good reason to do so, and I
> don't consider this to be one.

Definitely agree with Stu on this one.


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