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[REBOL] Re: Sort by first part of line

From: g:santilli:tiscalinet:it at: 4-Sep-2002 16:07

Hi Sunanda, On Tuesday, September 3, 2002, 11:50:31 PM, you wrote: Sac> But this doesn't preserve the input sequence -- it looks to me like Sac> Rebol's sort is ***not*** stable. It actually is, but if you use /COMPARE you need to return -1, 0 and 1 for it to be stable. (AFAIK) (-1 means a < b, 0 means a = b, 1 means a > b) I think Luis just needs to LOAD its data, and then sort it with SORT/SKIP. He can then reproduce the string from the LOADed data. Regards, Gabriele. -- Gabriele Santilli <[g--santilli--tiscalinet--it]> -- REBOL Programmer Amigan -- AGI L'Aquila -- REB: