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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 18:48:09 +0200
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Il 28/06/2013 15:18, Eli Zaretskii ha scritto:
> Thanks for the lecture, I already know all that.
> GNU projects used to treat Posix standards in a less dogmatic way at
> some point, reserving strict Posix compliance to special options.  If
> that changed lately, I'm sorry.  I think our tools need to make sense
> first and only after that be Posix-compliant, not the other way
> around.  The sheer amount of energy this discussion takes, let alone
> the number of "bug reports" we all need to reply to, is already
> evidence that the current behavior is simply wrong.

I may even agree, but the fact remains that until you fix it in glibc,
you have not fixed it.  As long as glibc doesn't change, there's no
point in changing everything else.  It will only introduce inconsistency.


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