[Mono-dev] LINQ order by sorting algorithm

Jb Evain jb at nurv.fr
Thu May 15 15:38:57 EDT 2008

Hey Roei,

On 5/15/08, Roei Erez <roeie at mainsoft.com> wrote:
> The specification of 'OrderBy' query operator does not explicitly saying the
> sorting algorithm should be stable.
> Though, MS.NET gives a stable implementation for IEnumerable<T> and Mono
> currently not, which causes applications to behave differently in both
> platforms.
> It is not a critical issue, but I think It is better for Mono to follow the
> actual MS.NET behavior here.
> If you agree with me I can fix it.

Well sure, let's see with a patch how we behave with a stable sort
compared to the current one, and how it compares with how we perform,
and how .net performs.

Jb Evain  <jb at nurv.fr>

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