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RE: [xsl] Sorting values that contain spaces
Subject: RE: [xsl] Sorting values that contain spaces|
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2005 21:04:56 +0100
> >The simplest answer is probably to invoke the "codepoint collation"
> which collates every character according to its numeric Unicode value.
> Would that give a different output than this: <xsl:sort
> select="normalize-space(@name)"/> ?
Yes. Firstly, it would collate "Z" before "A ACUTE". Secondly, it seems that
Java's default collation (for the English locale, at any rate) is ignoring
spaces, so that "ab" sorts before "a c". normalize-space() doesn't change
"ab" or "a c", so it won't affect that.