Am 2002-09-18 12:09:04 +0900 schrieb Steve Peters:
>  If anyone can let me know what I'm doing wrong, I'd appreciate it.

arr.sort doesn't change the order of arr but returns a new array with
arr's elements which happens to be sorted. If you want to sort arr
itself you have to use arr.sort! instead of arr.sort. You could also
use the return value of arr.sort:

for atom in arr.sort
  print atom, "\n"
end

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