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Re: Bits from the release team: full steam ahead towards buster




On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 09:35:25AM +1200, Ben Caradoc-Davies wrote:
> In the C locale, all uppercase letters are sorted before all lowercase
> letters:
> 
> $ echo -e "buster\nStretch" | LC_COLLATE=C sort
> Stretch
> buster
> 
> In en_GB, by comparison:
> 
> $ echo -e "buster\nStretch" | LC_COLLATE=en_GB.utf8 sort
> buster
> Stretch

wow, madness. thanks.

(maybe just mild madness... :)

> -- 
> Ben Caradoc-Davies <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Director
> Transient Software Limited <https://transient.nz/>
> New Zealand

I now wondered if it's not only en_GB.utf8 which is "different", but also
the NZ and US variants sort like that (and so differently than C)... not 
sure if en_FR.utf8 exist, but using it, it sorts differently / like C ;)

(probably because it doesnt exist, thus the default, C, is used.)


-- 
cheers,
	Holger

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