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Hi,

When it comes to sorting, what does the term mutually comparable mean?

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I believe that this means that the class has a mechanism in place that allows one to compare an object of the class to another object of the class. One example of this are classes that implement the Comparable interface.
 
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That you can compare one element with another, and vice versa.
 
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Thanks. Can I have an example of this?
 
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