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Re: [MacPerl] sorting arrays

On Thu, 17 Jun 1999 21:22:34 -0700, Vicki Brown wrote:

>   @ARGV = qw(names.txt);
>   print sort <>;
>It doesn't handle converting the || to , (why not just change the 
>data, hmm?) but for simple and elegant... I find it difficult to beat.

It also sorts incorrectly for some names. I know, I said it before.


Same thing, if your're trying to sort full file paths:

	disk:folder 2:file

The latter will (incorrectly) be put in front of the former.

As for Randal's entry...

   @ARGV = qw(names.txt);
   print sort map { s/\|\|/, " } <>;

You REALLY should learn about map(). (And I'm not talking to Vicki,


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