Sorting...Is it just me?
mark at maseurope.net
Sun Oct 3 17:41:00 CDT 2004
I've just spent an infuriating hour trying to figure out the strange
results of trying to sort a stack using the name of each card as the
key. Searching the list (with Mark Weiders excellent Archive Search
stack) has finally solved the problem, but I'm astonished....
Sort cards of stack "aStack" by the name of this card......"THIS
I've been xTalking for more than ten years, and this form would never
have occurred to me in a million...
I mean, we wouldn't use:
Sort lines of fld "myField" by item 1 of this line
would we? Well of course we can't, quite rightly.
Surely "sort cards of stack "myStack" by name" or "by name of each"
would be more consistent.
Even the "english-like" nature of transcript is twisted by the current
Anyone else think this is bizarre?
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