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Subject: Re: Natural/Numeric/Intelligent sorting (FS#8314)

Re: Natural/Numeric/Intelligent sorting (FS#8314)

From: Thomas Martitz <>
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 21:29:32 +0100

alex wallis schrieb:
> Hi.
> So from reading the recent comments shown on the task itself, am I to
> understand this patch will not sort letters alphabetically? it only
> sorts numbers.
> What exactly is the difference between the earlier patch versions and
> this latest one?
> in simple terms that is.
> in other words, from a users experience of this patch what will I
> notice about the way this patch sorts stuff that is different to the
> earlier versions of it, what will it sort and what won't it sort.
> So far I liked the earlier versions of the patch, but not sure if I
> like the sound of this latest one.

What the patch does never changed. Only how the options are called and
where they are placed. It still sorts everything, but treats numbers
within the filenames in a special way (to allow more intuitive sorting).
Received on 2009-02-26

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