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Subject: Re: [boost] [review] Formal review period for Sort library continuing through November 19
From: Phil Endecott (spam_from_boost_dev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-11-17 07:21:45

Steven Ross wrote:

> If std::sort can sort it, so can string_sort if you use the
> available functors properly.

How about:

bool compare_distance_from_origin(point& a, point& b)
   return sqr(a.x)+sqr(a.y) < sqr(b.x)+sqr(b.y);


To me, it's clear that there are many kinds of sort where a radix
sort can't be used. An interesting borderline case would be
case-insensitive sorting; have you tried doing that?

Regards, Phil.

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