From: David Starner (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Feb 17 2010 - 17:47:37 CST
On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 6:14 PM, Michel Bottin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> But then we lack the numeric order. For example for the numbers 1-24, 30,
> 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100 the collating sequence of the Latin letters
> C, I, II, III, IV, IX, L, LX, LXX, LXXX, M, V, VI, VII, VIII, X, XC, XI,
> XII, XIII, XIV, XIX, XL, XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XX, XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV,
Then don't collate it like that. You can't even collate Arabic
numerals blindly; the normal collating sequence will give you 1, 10,
11 ... 2, 20, 21, etc.
> and then for the kings of France, "Louis IX" (Saint Louis) precede "Louis V"
> and an hypothetic "Louis XIX" would have preceded "Louis XIV"!
And Charles IX would precede Francis II.
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