Re: Germa Umlaut (was: String name and Character Name)

From: Hans Aberg (
Date: Tue Apr 26 2005 - 07:36:29 CST

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    At 15:06 +0300 2005/04/26, Erkki Kolehmainen wrote:
    >Svenska Akademien has now decided (in a broadly participated meeting
    >on March 1, 2005) that v and w will be sorted separately, as
    >distinct characters. The change will be implemented already in SAOL
    >13. Several other parties have indicated that they'll follow suit.

    This I did not knot know, even though being a Swede. It means that
    there will be more than one sorting order in official Swedish, of
    which one is the historic one.

       Hans Aberg

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