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Subject: RE: [xsl] Problem sorting alphabetically: all uppercase entries c ome first.
From: David.Pawson@xxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Mon, 5 Jan 2004 13:24:32 -0000

DC wrote:
    (An off list comment to me quoted Jeff Kenton on this list 
    in a message that doesn't seem to have got here yet.)
    
      I'm pretty sure that the XSLT spec requires this kind of sorting
      (dictionary order).  What processor are you using?
    
    
    The spec does clearly specify lexicographic sorting but it 
    appeared in a
    long thread on this list a few months ago that several 
    implementations
    (including at least msxml and saxon if I recall) interpreted
    "lexicographic sorting" to mean "as sorted in a dictionary"
    which means "sorted in an arbitrary order at the whim of the human
    lexicographer compiling the dictionary".

http://www.dpawson.co.uk/xsl/sect2/N6461.html#d7250e1394

I think I got most of that thread.

HTH DaveP

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