[REBOL] Re: Trimming values from a series?
From: brett:codeconscious at: 24-Jul-2002 17:47
> > If you need your series sorted, it is probably better to sort after
> > the Unique. This way you don't need to hope that Unique keeps the
> > sorting intact.
> > sort unique [ "a" "b" "b" "c" "d" "e" "e" ]
> Hmmm. Are there cases where unique can change the order, as well as
> stripping out duplicates?
I don't really know, I haven't tested for it. But even if it is stable in
this version it could perhaps change in later versions and because the help
for Unique does not suggest otherwise, I figure a bit of defensive
programming is warranted.
My habit is to think: "if I need it like that - then I should ensure it is