Review Request: Add global option to turn off "natural sorting" of user visible strings.

Peter Penz peter.penz at
Tue Aug 18 00:12:24 BST 2009

On Tuesday, 18. August 2009 00:52:25 you wrote:
> Am Tuesday 18 August 2009 schrieb Peter Penz:
> > Natural sorting is not "broken" in this case. There is no way for the
> >  compare function to know the semantics of a string: Should F1.jpg be
> >  handled as a hexadezimal value or not?
> Does it so far handle common prefixes (#, 0x, 0o)?

No, it does not. A detailed description of the used algorithm is available at

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