Andy Dawkins wrote:
> 
> > Your analogies imply that this behavior is a bug or an unintended flaw
> > in the design. I would argue that it is intentional. Unix file systems
> > work the same way. Try doing an "ls" with mixed case files and you'll
> > see what I mean.
> >
> 
> It isn't a flaw.  It seems as though it was overlooked.
> 
> The sort on text works by sorting the data by its ascii value.
> Capital letters have a lower ascii value than lower case letters.
> i.e.
>         A-Z = 65 - 90
>         a-z = 97 - 122
> 
> The arguement is that the sort should probably go....
> AaBbCcDdEeFf.....etc
> 
> -Andy
> 
My point is that the sorting is intentionally Unix-like and case
sensitive on purpose. Not due to laziness. But, perhaps the reason Unix
is like that to begin with is due to laziness anyhow 8^). We'll never
know for sure.

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| Casey Duncan
| Kaivo, Inc.
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