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

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

From: alex wallis <>
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2009 20:37:07 -0000

> 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).

OK, I see.

Can you please explain the comment you posted on the task itself?
I am just asking as I don't understand it.
You said
"And about leading: As described in the mailing list, "leading" is already
dropped. Just "Sort numbers""

Is this leading something that the patch ever sorted? and what does it mean
Received on 2009-02-26

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