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Re: master 71783e9: Add the string-numeric-lessp function

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: master 71783e9: Add the string-numeric-lessp function
Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2016 10:26:43 +0100
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Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

> Juri Linkov wrote:
>> Still this is the weirdest sorting order that I've ever seen
>> where single backups come before, but numbered backups after:
>>    -rw-r--r--  1 158,018  Mar  8 01:04 dired.el~
>>    -rw-r--r--  1 158,018  Mar  8 01:05 dired.el
>>    -rw-r--r--  1 158,018  Mar  8 01:01 dired.el.~1~
>>    -rw-r--r--  1 158,018  Mar  8 01:02 dired.el.~2~
>>    -rw-r--r--  1 158,018  Mar  8 01:03 dired.el.~3~
> I like it, as it clearly separates the two backup styles in the hopefully
> rare case where people have edited the same file with different backup
> styles.  (I don't use numbered backups so I don't run into the latter sort
> of names much.)

How does that fit with your previous statement?

> That's a good thing, as it's natural for the older version to come before
> the newer one.


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