Max Horn wrote:
> Well, unlike suffixcmp, it is transitive, so it could be used for sorting.
It is not antisymmetric.
prefixcmp("foo", "foobar") < 0
prefixcmp("foobar", "foo") == 0
I can see how it's possible to care about the sign of the return
value, but it's equally possible to care about the sign from
suffixcmp. Neither is suitable as a function for passing to qsort.
Hoping that clarifies,
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