From: Jill Ramonsky (Jill.Ramonsky@Aculab.com)
Date: Mon Nov 10 2003 - 09:25:23 EST
> Jill Ramonsky wrote:
> > example a file called "File99" will sort just before "File100".
> > "File99A" will slot between them, but "File992" will go after
> > them. It's all pretty much exactly what you'd expect.
> Really!? Would you not expect 99A to come (much) after 99?!
> After all, 99A (in hexadecimal) is greater than 99 (hexadecimal).
> I'm sorry, I could not let this one go ;-).
Smiley noted, but just for the sake of clarity, you seem to be making
exactly the same point as me, which of course I don't mind at all. I was
attempting (and failing, obviously) to explain that "File99A" (where A
is a letter) should sort into exactly the position that Windows XP put
it (before File100). However, "File99A" (where A is a hex digit) should
sort (much) after both "File99A" (where A is a letter) and "File100".
The only way you can tell "File99(letter)A" apart from "File99(digit)A"
is by giving the two As different codepoints.
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