Re: accented Latin characters sort order, non-language dependant

From: Philippe Verdy (verdy_p@wanadoo.fr)
Date: Mon Jul 10 2006 - 10:41:03 CDT

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    From: "Andreas Prilop" <nhtcapri@rrzn-user.uni-hannover.de>
    >> I have to make an spreadsheet with a few accented characters and
    >> their coverage for a few languages. How do I sort them alphabetically ?
    >
    > You ignore all accents; see ISO 7154 and ISO/TR 8393.
    > When you have only "a few accented characters" you don't need
    > to bother whether "‚" or "„" comes first.

    That's not true for all languages. In German, "MŁnchen" (the city of Munich in Germany) sorts like "MUENCHEN", not like "MUNCHEN"...



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