[Pdx-pm] sort issues.

Roth, Gabrielle gabrielle.roth at xo.com
Fri Aug 30 13:21:32 CDT 2002

>First you compare the part before the decimal and if they're 
>the same, you
>compare the part after the decimal.  The key here, of course, 
>is that you
>DON'T want a numerical sort.  You want a fake 
>version-number-style sort.
>Remember, 1.12 IS less than 1.2!  Perl was doing it correctly, 
>you're just
>don't actually want a numerical sort.

Well, duh.  I have definitely been looking at this for too long, when I am
thinking that port numbers = real numbers.

Thanks for the tip.

"It's been lovely, but I must scream now."

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