Sorting is any process of arranging items in some sequence and/or in different sets, and accordingly, it has two common, yet distinct meanings:

  • Ordering: arranging items of the same kind, class, nature, etc. in some ordered sequence.
  • Categorizing: grouping and labeling items with similar properties together (by sorts).

Questions having the sorting tag regards the activity of sorting from a user perspective

Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sorting

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