coincidentally I procrastinated this Sunday implementing syntactic sugar for exactly this in Perl5.
There are some edge-cases tho, which keep we wondering ...
- how do you decide its a cmp or <=> ?
- what if you want to apply another ordering? Like Czech sorting?
- how do you sort by multiple criteria? Method chaining?
> This will even use a schwartzian transform if the optimizer decides it is worth it.
an optimizer detecting a good case for a Guttman-Rosler Transform transform would be more impressive tho. ;-)
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