Re: interleaved ordering (was RE: Phoenician)

From: Christopher Fynn (
Date: Thu May 13 2004 - 08:12:55 CDT

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    D. Starner wrote:

    > <>I've never seen a multi-script
    > index; is there any real legacy behavior here,
    > besides computer programs which
    > were forced to do something?

    I've seen plenty of multi script indexes and almost all of them had
    seperate divisions for each script.

    There are multi-platform database engines which are straightforwad to
    "tailor" using UCA (e.g Mimer SQL <> - which
    someone mentioned earlier), and Open Source software rountines based
    on the UCA (e.g. ICU's rule based collator
    So, if a scholarly community needs interleaved ordering, it should not
    be too hard to for someone amongst them to implement
    and share with their colleauges.

    - Chris

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