> Do what you want, but keep in mind that en_US, and every other natural > language locale except "C", messes with the sort collating order to > satisfy some librarian's idea of 'niceness'. It robs me of the I would rather say that the English locales cope with the accepted collation order of the English language, actually ISO/IEC 14651 I usually carefully avoid pretending I have better knowledge than people working on ISO standards so I would say that it does not seem to fit your personal preferences....but when it comes at the English language, the standard is very probably the one which is right. > simplicy and reliability of the "natural" collating order that I get > from plain old 8-bit ASCII characters. > > Oh well... It's just one more thing to go on my list of stuff I have to > fix after the Debian installer gets done. Seems that the way to fix this is by reporting a bug against the locales package to fix the English locales...:-).
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