[NTG-context] Sorting question

Henning Hraban Ramm hraban at fiee.net
Mon Jan 23 01:06:09 CET 2006

Am 2006-01-22 um 20:36 schrieb Mojca Miklavec:

>> We need to define (German?) sorting rules for newtexexec  
>> (newtexutil).
>> Tell me in between 'Ü' have to be sorted I will try to prepare a code
>> for this rule.
> ä (adiaeresis) is identical to a, ö (odiaeresis) identical to o, ü
> (udiaeresis) identical to u, the same for uppercase. ß (ssharp) is
> edentical to "ss" (same for uppercase, but in uppercase it's written
> as SS anyway).

Additionally there's the 'phone book' sorting, where
ä = ae, ö = oe, ü = ue, ß = ss

The former should be default, the latter an option.

Other accented characters same as unaccented (in both sortings).

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