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Re: String comparison under Latin-1 and Unicode

Sorry, I sent this prematurely!

>>>>> On Fri, 10 Mar 2000 15:00:16 -0500, Dave Mason <dmason@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:

> I would much prefer either:
>   (collation->predicate language-specifier ordering) -> pred?
>   (pred? string1 string2) -> bool

and then didn't give the or:
    (collation->predicate language-specifier) -> pred?
    (pred? ordering string1 string2) -> bool

(though I prefer the first version)

> where LANGUAGE-SPECIFIER is as Ben Goetter
> <goetter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> suggested and ORDERING is one of the
> strings "<", "<=", or "="

> This seems far more useful, and efficient that converting any string
> you want to compare to a collation-key!