"A [[Map]] that maintains its entries in sorted order." by ("Gavin King") shared interface SortedMap<Key,out Item> satisfies Map<Key,Item> & Ranged<Key,Key->Item,SortedMap<Key,Item>> given Key satisfies Object { "The entries with keys larger than or equal to the given [[key]], sorted by key in ascending order. This is a lazy operation, returning a view of the underlying sorted map." shared formal {<Key->Item>*} higherEntries(Key key); "The entries with keys smaller than or equal to the given [[key]], sorted by key _in descending order_. This is a lazy operation, returning a view of the underlying sorted map." shared formal {<Key->Item>*} lowerEntries(Key key); "The entries with keys larger than or equal to the first given [[value|from]], and smaller than or equal to the second given [[value|to]], sorted in ascending order. This is a lazy operation, returning a view of the underlying sorted map." shared formal {<Key->Item>*} ascendingEntries (Key from, Key to); "The entries with keys smaller than or equal to the first given [[value|from]], and larger than or equal to the second given [[value|to]], sorted _in descending order_. This is a lazy operation, returning a view of the underlying sorted map." shared formal {<Key->Item>*} descendingEntries (Key from, Key to); }