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Re^4: sort +*, @array (misinformation)

by raiph (Hermit)
on Dec 10, 2013 at 07:10 UTC ( #1066389=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: sort +*, @array (misinformation)
in thread sort +*, @array

It's not an Orcish Maneuver.

The original example +* (reads "numeric context Whatever") is syntactic sugar for the one arg closure {+*} which is in turn treated by the P6 sort builtin as a key extractor and results in use of the comparator closure {$a<=>$b}.

I've realized I didn't make it clear that my response to your challenge contained two parts and you needed to read both to see the ST equivalence. I suspect you didn't read both. I've updated it to try make things clearer.


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