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Re: sort-lines including non ASCII

From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: Re: sort-lines including non ASCII
Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2016 18:30:57 +0200
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Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> How do you solve the problem of different argument lists in different
> predicates?  And how do we allow to specify such an alternative
> comparison in interactive usage?

Yes, both objections are a problem indeed.

> Also, if string-collate-lessp is the only additional possibility we
> can think of, why not change sort-subr to use it "when it's TRT", as
> we do currently when sort-subr's PREDICATE argument is nil?  Making
> sort-lines entirely open-ended like the suggestion says might be too
> much.

Yeah, I came to the same conclusion.  But when exactly is "when it's


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