From: Marion Gunn (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Sep 12 2005 - 05:30:44 CDT
I support Mr Everson's point, as quoted by Mark (below) on that
long-standing issue, which is one on which I thought NSAI's views had
been put to CLDR years ago, and which I recommend be done now, by joint
request from NSAI/ISOTC46IG (of which I am Convener) and NSAI/ICTSCC/SC
(of which he is).
cc: NSAI/ISOTC46IG mailing list.
Scríobh Mark Davis:
> Michael Everson wrote
> > For a start the default collation orders everson before Everson and god
> > before God, which is not preferable. The English alphabet is always
> > presented Aa Bb Cc not aA bB cC (watch the Simpsons to see) and so this
> > is A Bad Thing. When I click in English, I get the same thing, and this
> > is NOT what Oxford practice specifies. Then when I click on Ireland or
> > the UK it is still wrong.
> > I am not very happy with CLDR in this regard.
> File a bug. Ask to be on the agenda for a meeting. If you can argue
> persuasively that upper before lower is more customary in the UK and IE,
> then I'm sure the committee would make the (one-line) change....
> Mark Davis
-- Marion Gunn * EGTeo (Estab.1991) 27 Páirc an Fhéithlinn, Baile an Bhóthair, Co. Átha Cliath, Éire. * email@example.com * firstname.lastname@example.org *
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