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Re: 0.01-6 > 0.1-3 ?????

On Tue, Apr 23, 2002 at 01:38:06PM +1000, Glenn McGrath wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Apr 2002 20:20:07 -0700
> "Randolph Chung" <tausq@debian.org> wrote:
> > no, it means you split up the string into individual parts separated by
> > the non-digit characters (. - etc)
> > 
> Arghhh... It doesnt understand real numbers, only integers.

It can't use real numbers anyway. Otherwise, how would it compare:

1.02.4-5.6 and 1.1.3-3.1

So real numbers are out of the question. The alternative would be some kind
of alphanumeric sorting so 02 comes before 1.

Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog@svana.org>   http://svana.org/kleptog/
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