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Re: locale specific ordering in EN_US -- why is a<A<b<B<y<Y<z<Z?

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: locale specific ordering in EN_US -- why is a<A<b<B<y<Y<z<Z?
Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2013 12:38:03 +0200
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Il 28/06/2013 12:24, Eli Zaretskii ha scritto:
>> Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2013 11:23:53 +0200 (CEST)
>> From: Johannes Meixner <address@hidden>
>> Cc: Paolo Bonzini <address@hidden>, Aharon Robbins <address@hidden>,
>>      address@hidden, address@hidden
>> >From my point of view a primary question is:
>> What matters more:
>> Consistent behaviour for all users across different platforms.
>> Inconsistent behaviour implemented in an "officially blessed" way.
> When being consistent means being buggy, I don't want the consistency.
> I want the bug solved in all the programs I use, but if it takes time
> to do that, I will be glad in the meantime to use some programs that
> don't have that bug, i.e. are "inconsistent".

I will be less glad to move a regex or piece of code from one to
another, and find inconsistency.

Just use LC_COLLATE=C, as you have probably been doing for years.


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