Array#sort() implementations not interoperable

Bill Frantz frantz at
Thu Jun 13 16:41:48 PDT 2013

On 6/13/13 at 3:53 PM, felix8a at (felix) wrote:

>Always-unstable is trivial...

Not really. Doing it with a test case that has only one record 
is hard. It is also hard if the test case has all different 
records (according to the sort field(s).

BTW _ I think having only one sort which is stable is a good 
solution if performance of sort is not a burning concern.

Cheers - Bill

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