On Wed, 2002-11-27 at 11:54, Tim Bates wrote:
> Is there an easy, Ruby-idiomatic way to sort this array by the 'score' 
> elements of each hash? eg so I get

In Ruby 1.7x you could use the nice Array#sort_by:

a = [...]
a.sort_by { |x| x["score"] }
    ==>[{"score"=>7, "name"=>"Bryce"}, {"score"=>9, "name"=>"Chris"},
{"score"=>11, "name"=>"Anna"}]