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Re: Sort Array

by ZZamboni (Curate)
on Jun 08, 2001 at 02:02 UTC ( #86777=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Sort Array

By default sort uses the cmp operator to compare elements, which does a string comparison. In ASCII order, "10" comes before "8", which is why you are getting those results. As wog pointed out, you have to instruct the <=> operator to make it compare things as numbers.

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