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Re^3: String sorting in Perl

by Laurent_R (Canon)
on Jun 04, 2014 at 17:48 UTC ( #1088700=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^2: String sorting in Perl
in thread String sorting in Perl

Yes, Limbic~Region, you're right ++, that's why I updated the post immediately after I posted it, but you saw it before I posted the change. Having said that, my understanding on how the sort should be carried out is not exactly the same as yours (I explained it in my update).

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Re^4: String sorting in Perl
by Limbic~Region (Chancellor) on Jun 04, 2014 at 18:06 UTC
    The code should get the counts, order them with the highest counts first, then move to the next value.

    I didn't see anything that implied shorter strings should come first but I agree that "move to the next value" is fairly ambiguous.

    Cheers - L~R

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