sort ( seq quot: ( obj1 obj2 -- <=> ) -- sortedseq )
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Vocabulary
sorting

Inputs and outputs
seqa sequence
quota quotation with stack effect ( obj1 obj2 -- <=> )
sortedseqa new sorted sequence


Word description
Sorts the elements of seq into a new array using a stable sort.

Notes
The algorithm used is the merge sort.

Definition