I like the sort_by syntax.  How stable is 1.7.2?

Mark

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-----Original Message-----
From: matz / ruby-lang.org [mailto:matz / ruby-lang.org]
Sent: 06 September 2002 02:24
To: ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org
Subject: Re: Sort Question


Hi,

In message "Re: Sort Question"
    on 02/09/06, Albert Wagner <alwagner / tcac.net> writes:

|> I want to sort the array (with these objects in it) by xnum...

|ary = [Area_rep.new(1,'a'), Area_rep.new(2,'b'), Area_rep.new(3,'c')]
|sortedAry = ary.sort {|a, b| b.xnum <=> a.xnum}

If you are using 1.7, you can

  sortedAry = ary.sort_by {|x| x.xnum}

							matz.

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