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Re: the discussion so far
"John.Cowan" <jcowan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Thomas Bushnell BSG scripsit:
>> Cannot the few cases where people want this specific thing simply
>> define an order themselves on the strings they share support for?
> The only portable approach would be to split the strings into chars,
> and map the chars using char->integer, and sort them according to
> what you want.
Yes, and what makes you think that is somehow intrinsically painful?
Regardless, I must say that I think this *must* take a back seat to my
Keep standardization from screwing up the efforts of people who do
want to implement Unicode correctly.