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Re: the discussion so far

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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.

It can't be done portably at all in R5RS, because there is no knowing what
mapping integer->char provides.

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