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Re^2: Sorting Question

by Roy Johnson (Monsignor)
on Oct 04, 2004 at 18:49 UTC ( #396335=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Sorting Question
in thread Sorting Question

Which is just the same as @list = sort @list

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Re^3: Sorting Question
by geekgrrl (Pilgrim) on Oct 04, 2004 at 18:53 UTC
    although you may want to actually sort alphabetically (ie case-insensitive) instead of ASCIIbetically:
    @list = sort { lc $a cmp lc $b } @list;

      Which is why it's often a good idea to use locale when sorting. Then you don't have to contort yourself so much to get good sorting results.

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