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Re: newbie question - sorting results?

On Tue, 17 Aug 1999, Trever Furnish wrote:

> Can one specify a sort order when performing a query, such that the
> results are returned pre-sorted by the database, not by the client?  
> Something similar to an SQL select statement ending in "ORDER BY column"?

I believe server-side sorting is still under discussion by the IETF's LDAPext
working group - it's still only a draft:


> It would make my head hurt so much less than trying to get a working
> multidimensional array sort function in php (and hey, if you have one of
> those, send that too! :-) )...

It's still on my to-do list for a separate project.  ;-)