Antoine Pelisse wrote:
> I think sorting is required for faster look-up, most likely with
> dichotomic search. Otherwise it would have to search the whole list
> each time.

Oh, it's probably keeping just one copy of the completions in memory
(which has to be sorted for search); this is also used to display.
Makes sense, although I would have expected the shell to keep two
copies: a sorted one for searching through, and another preserving the
original order for displaying.  I suppose they didn't think of it.
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