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Re: [xsl] German umlaut sort


Subject: Re: [xsl] German umlaut sort
From: Wolfgang Laun <wolfgang.laun@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2013 22:45:54 +0200

It may take a little bit of tweaking to make XSLT sort according to whatever
collating sequence you have in mind. Here's a discussion of the topic from
a German-speaking Java programmer's point of view:
http://www.javaspecialists.eu/archive/Issue211.html

-W

On 05/06/2013, Michael M|ller-Hillebrand <mmh@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Jean-Pierre,
>
> what Heiko meant: There is not a single "true" German sort order. Thats why
> (as I remember) books like dictionaries or phonebooks explain their sorting
> inside.
>
> What you get is also dependent on the software and tool you use, as XSLT is
> not defining any language sort order.
>
> - Michael
>
> Am 05.06.2013 um 21:12 schrieb Heiko Niemann <kontakt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>
>> Hi Jean-Pierre,
>>
>> your list is sorted correctly. When sorting German words you treat
>> a-umlaut as a, o-umlaut as o and u-umlaut as u. At least I always would
>> do
>> it this way. :)
>>
>> Regards,
>> Heiko
>>
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Ibm using the XSLT B+ sort B; command tob& sort yes b:
>>> But with the bumlautb , I don't get the good sequence. How could I
>>> get
>>> the good one? Example : in general, bC$b  is translated as baeb .
>>> Is
>>> there a way or a tip to force that?
>>>
>>> My wrong sorted list
>>>
>>> Hochschulbau | 213 | 276
>>> Hochschullehrer | 205
>>> HomosexualitC$t | 98
>>> HC6rfunksender | 330 --> this should be sorted as Hoerfunksender, so the
>>> place is the wrong one
>>> Humanistische Bildung | 202 | 203 | 209
>>> Ideengeschichte | 82
>>> Industriekultur | 7 | 162 |
>>>
>>> Regards
>>> JP


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