[Thunar-dev] Thunars way of sorting files by name with numbers as filenames

Michael Klein ihmehls at gmail.com
Sat Feb 2 22:35:32 CET 2008

> IMHO Thunar gets it right and it's these image viewers and other file
> managers that should fix their behaviour. Why would anyone put number 21
> before number 3 if the file names are supposed to be in ascending order?
> Is there any reason for wanting this illogical sort order other than
> maybe being used to it?
> - Jari

Because "2" is smaller than "3"? o.O I think the sorting should be char
after char. So that leading chars are sorted first, then the second, the
third, ...

But anyhow, a friend of mine managed to write a patch for this and now it
works like I intended it to be.

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