[oXygen-user] Saxon and strange behaviour of xsl:sort with lang

Jirka Kosek jirka at kosek.cz
Wed Jul 25 05:50:24 CDT 2012

On 25.7.2012 9:22, Oxygen XML Editor Support wrote:

> Do you obtain the same behavior on your side?
> I looked in the Saxon code and regardless of the @sort attribute value 
> the method:
>> net.sf.saxon.java.JavaCollationFactory.makeCollation(Configuration, String, Properties)
> does not receive any value for the "lang" key property and thus the code 
> falls back to:
>>  collator = Collator.getInstance();  // use default locale
> which is "English" when running in Oxygen or Czech when running the 
> command line.
> So I think this is a bug in Saxon because the code which deals with the 
> language from "net.sf.saxon.expr.sort.SortKeyDefinition" avoids setting 
> any property value if the language expression is a string literal (which 
> it always is):

Radu, many thanks for deep investigation. It seems that you are right.
Sorry for making noise, I know this was working in past, so probably
some regression was introduced in Saxon not Oxygen. I will follow up on
saxon mailing list.


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