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Re: Collation discrepencies between locales [was: Re: Bits from the release team: full steam ahead towards buster]

On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 11:31:18PM +0200, Clément Hermann wrote:
> On 19/04/2018 22:45, Holger Levsen wrote:
> > I now wondered if it's not only en_GB.utf8 which is "different", but also
> > the NZ and US variants sort like that (and so differently than C)... not 
> > sure if en_FR.utf8 exist, but using it, it sorts differently / like C ;)
> > 
> > (probably because it doesnt exist, thus the default, C, is used.)
> Indeed, it doesn't exist. At least , for fr_* locale, it seems to be
> consistent both in the different charsets available (e.g. fr_FR and
> fr_FR.UTF-8) and country (fr_BE, fr_CA, fr_CH, fr_FR and fr_LU).
> Actually I thought the localization had been made consistently with the
> apparition of unicode locales...

Oh, I do so love the (possibly unintended) phrase "the apparition of
unicode locales"!


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