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 +# $EPIC: sort.txt,v 1.1.1.1 2006/07/11 04:57:43 jnelson Exp $
 +======Synopsis:​======
 +$__sort__(<​list>​) \\
 +$__numsort__(<​list>​)
 +
 +======Technical:​======
 +These functions sort the given list in ascending order. ​ The $__sort__()
 +function sorts the list based on character value, while $__numsort__()
 +sorts by numeric value.
 +
 +======Practical:​======
 +The $__sort__() function is used primarily for alphabetizing the list.  It
 +isn't true alphabetical order, since uppercase letters come before
 +lowercase, but it works for most cases. ​ The $__numsort__() function is
 +used for sorting a list of numbers. ​ It understands negative numbers,
 +and any non-number is treated as 0 (zero).
 +
 +======Returns:​======
 +the given list, sorted
 +
 +======Examples:​======
 +<​file>​
 +$sort(foo bar blah erf booya) ​      ​returns "bar blah booya erf foo"
 +$sort(foo Bar blah Erf booya) ​      ​returns "Bar Erf blah booya foo"
 +$numsort(4 -6 34 -96 0)             ​returns "-96 -6 0 4 34"
 +$numsort(4 -6 34 -96 0Erf blah)     ​returns "-96 -6 0 Erf blah 4 34"
 +</​file>​
 +
  
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