Författare: Christian Rose (menthos_at_gnu.org)
Datum: 2003-07-15 13:07:41
mån 2003-07-14 klockan 23.37 skrev Göran Uddeborg: > > correct sorting order for V v W w > > --------------------------------- > > > > What is the correct sorting order of the following lines when using > > the sv_SE locale? > > > > V > > v > > W > > w > > Janne's and Christian's mails seem to suffer from too much > cut-and-paste. They both say that v is sorted before w, but then they > both write it the other way around in quotes. > > Look to Christian's quote for a proper reply. The key point here is > that v and w are considered to be the same letter, just as I guess > o-diaeresis and o are considered the same in English. V only comes > before w when there is no other difference between two strings. Yes, sigh, sorry for my bad cut-and-pasted examples. The correct sorting is of course "v w V W", since w is simply treated as a variant of v, but v placed before w if no other difference is present. This is also how the glibc on my system (2.3.2) sorts those individual characters when using Swedish locale, so I assume this was already typoed in the original report. Christian
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