Re: Confusion about Collation

From: Clark Cox (
Date: Mon Nov 15 2004 - 08:25:33 CST

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    And, as always happens when you finally break down and publicly post a
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    On Mon, 15 Nov 2004 09:04:16 -0500, Clark Cox <> wrote:
    > I was looking over the allkeys.txt file, as well as the conformance
    > tests for the UCA, and one thing has me a bit confused.
    > In CollationTest_NON_IGNORABLE.txt, the sequence (U+0410, U+0062)
    > collates before (U+0430 U+0306 U+0334). However, if the latter is
    > normalized to NFD, shouldn't it be normalized to (U+0430 U+0334
    > U+0306), as U+0334 (i.e. 1) has a lower combining class than U+0306
    > (i.e. 230)? However, if that's the case, then the key it generates
    > collates *before* (U+0410, U+0062).
    > Obviously, I am missing something; probably something staring me in
    > the face, but I can't, for the life of me figure it out.
    > --
    > Clark S. Cox III

    Clark S. Cox III

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