[Tutor] string rules for 'number'

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Mon Oct 8 15:18:13 CEST 2012

On 08/10/12 11:51, Arnej Duranovic wrote:
> Alright guys, I appreciate all your help SO much. I know understand, as the
> gentleman above said " A string is a string is a string" doesn't matter
> what is in it and they are ordered the same way...BUT this is what was
> going through my head. Since letters are ordered in such a way that A is
> less than B, for example, I thought the same applied to numbers,

It does.

"1" comes before "2", just like "A" comes before "B".

And "12345" comes before "2", just like "Apple" comes before "B".


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