Re: [PATCH 2/2] lib: revise list_sort() comment
From: Don Mullis
Date: Thu Jan 21 2010 - 23:54:51 EST
Olaf Titz <olaf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> + * The comparison function @cmp must return a negative value if @a
>> + * should sort before @b, and a positive value if @a should sort after
>> + * @b. If @a and @b are equivalent, and their original relative
>> + * ordering is to be preserved, @cmp should return 0; otherwise, the
>> + * return value does not matter.
> This "otherwise... does not matter" sounds funny and confusing. Either
> read this as "the return value does not matter if it is neither <0, >0
> or ==0" or "the return value does not matter if the function wants it
> to be ignored". :-)
> Just omitting the "otherwise" clause would be clearer.
Okay, I will simplify the wording.
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