list sorting

Ketil Malde ketil.malde at
Thu Jan 19 04:29:20 EST 2006

John Meacham <john at> writes:

> is there a function floating around for _efficiently_ sorting a list of
> lists that will not evaluate any more of the lists than is needed to
> sort them properly and does not re-compare the common prefix of said
> lists?

Sort by head, then recursively sort the tails each bucket?

If I haven't seen further, it is by standing in the footprints of giants

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