any process of arranging items in some sequence and/or in different sets
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