Re: sorting numbers

Subject: Re: sorting numbers
From: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2013 13:15:04 -0700

I think it would depend on the user. A lot of people would not know the different names for ways to sort data and they would not want to Google a definition when a short definition in the document they are reading would save time. Unless the definition is insulting to the user, it is harmless to leave it.


On 7/12/2013 1:07 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote:

I wouldn't define alphanumeric sort. Microsoft doesn't. It's a
standard term, if somebody doesn't know what it means, they can Google
it.

On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 12:57 PM, Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:
probably best to leave out the sarcasm and just say, "The application uses
an alphanumeric sort that sorts numbers by digit left to right instead of by
number value."




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