sorting on time and date

Alan Stewart astewart at
Tue Jul 25 01:12:39 CDT 2000

On 24 Jul 00, at 19:05, C. Abney wrote:

> Has
> your mind wandered as you typed this?
> > @sorted = sort {$a <=> $b} @unsorted;
> well that's just a plain old character based sort

Wandering? Well, that's a plain old numeric sort. Without the {$a <=> $b} it's 
a character (string) sort, which would work fine if the naming convention was
yy-mm-dd-hh:mm (00-07-24-09:40).

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