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Re^2: Custom Sort An AoA

by SuicideJunkie (Priest)
on Apr 01, 2014 at 17:31 UTC ( #1080607=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Custom Sort An AoA
in thread Custom Sort An AoA

Sounds like that could fail on cases where there is a space in the data.

But as long as you can find a separator value that does not occur, you should be good.

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Re^3: Custom Sort An AoA
by kennethk (Abbot) on Apr 02, 2014 at 18:13 UTC
    True, but I think that most people would feel uncomfortable with join chr(1), ... See Re^3: Custom Sort An AoA for a more rigorous solution, the complexity of which makes my first suggestion feel very inviting.

    #11929 First ask yourself `How would I do this without a computer?' Then have the computer do it the same way.

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