[R] sorting character vectors
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Thu Aug 19 15:21:06 CEST 2004
andreas.krause at pharma.novartis.com writes:
> Thank you very much to Brian Ripley, Roger Peng, and Andy Liaw. Everyone
> pointed out the same solution.
> did it. This default setting is indeed odd to me.
It's odd to everyone, except perhaps to the POSIX locale mafia... Once
upon a time all dotfile sorted to the top of but nowadays "LANG=da_DK
ls -a | less" gives you
Oddly enough da_DK does sort names with a leading space before
characters, whereas de_DE does not.
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