>In message "[ruby-talk:6955] sorting strings"
>    on 00/12/09, Raja S. <raja / cs.indiana.edu> writes:

>|One would expect that sending the message #sort to a string would
>|alphabetize it but:
>|
>|      'raja'.sort   #-> ['raja']
>|
>|      rather than   #-> 'aajr'
>|
>|Is this the desired behavior?

>Yes.  Since String#each is line based, sort etc. are also based on
>lines (i.e. string portions separated by newline).

Thanks to Dave & Matz for another huh? -> aha! transition.
As i've said before, "everything is intutive once you understand it" ;-)

Regards,
Raja