RE: interleaved ordering (was RE: Phoenician)

From: Dean Snyder (
Date: Thu May 13 2004 - 15:24:19 CDT

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    >> Dean Snyder wrote:
    >> Mike Ayers wrote at 1:04 PM on Thursday, May 13, 2004:
    >> >Do you expect it to happen often enough that hacking together a Perl
    >> >script to do it once isn't going to get the job done?
    >> Yes.
    > One normalization script could be used any number of times. Clip,
    >normalize, sort - repeat as necessary.

    Multiply that times the number of independent researchers and separate

    >> >Why is this a
    >> >burning issue that has to be enshrined in the default UCA sort order?
    >> [Or even a separate encoding for that matter?] Because of what lies
    >> behind the responses to your questions above.
    > I see no substance in your answers so far. Please clarify.

    Why make something we do all the time more difficult and non-standard,
    when what we do now works very well?


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