Re: DIN 5007, Swiss Sorting

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Mon Mar 13 2000 - 07:49:25 EST

Ar 18:49 -0800 2000-03-12, scríobh Alain:

>For case, French has no real proven logical practice, and it is debatable
>that English has one,

I object. You must back your assertions with facts! Refute the quantified
evidence in my document if you like, but I think it is not a coin-toss.
There is a definite trend.

>but German has one, which is very well described in
>Duden dictionaries, and which is not new, and very well established (lower
>case comes before upper case in case of quasi homography).

Though Webster differs from Oxford presently, the trend in English
dictionaries appears to have been caps before smalls more often than the

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