out-of-order wiki

Diane Whitehead voltaire@islandnet.com
Wed, 19 Feb 2003 15:12:17 PST
I just looked at the wiki index and found that it is out of 
alphabetical order  because some people have left a space before they 
typed the name, whereas most people began at the very beginning.

When a computer sorts names, all those beginning with a space go 
first, in alphabetical order, then there is a second group with no 
space, also in alphabetical order.  Having a punctuation mark at the 
beginning also causes a different sort, so we can end up with several 
sets of alphabetical lists.

It doesn't make much difference now - it's easy to see all the names 
because there are so few, but will make a difference when we have a 
lot of pictures.

		Diane Whitehead

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