See UTR #10 (Unicode Collation Algorithm) at
for a very firm report on how you should indeed be handling collation.
At some level, as I mentioned to you earlier, there are many Latin sorts
that contradict other Latin sorts; in THOSE cases a decision must be made in
sorting multilingual text.
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> How do you sort text with some in Roman and some
> in non-Roman alphabets? Currently, I'm just romanizing
> everything but I don't know if that is that good.
> Should I just kanize Japanese?
> I would love a system that just goes by characters,
> and I would much prefer it if the Han digits collated
> in numerical order.
> So far, I have 3 alphabets: Latin, Greek, and Japanese.
> It is probably bad to kanize digits, because they
> would sort 1, 9, 5, and so on, or some other mixed-up
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