Re: [xslt] Support of lang on xsl:sort

On Mon, Sep 06, 2004 at 07:03:13PM -0400, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 06, 2004 at 01:01:45PM +0200, Jirka Kosek wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I tried to find some documentation about using different sort orders in 
> > the libxslt, but I was completely unsuccessful.
> > 
> > Can xsltproc use locale provided by underlying OS when there is language 
> > specified in lang attribute?
>   by default no. Depending on the locale is IMHO an abomination, and the
> I18N zillion different sort depending on the language is also an
> abomination, plus the only current implementation (ICU) is a pig
> 5 times larger than libxslt/xsltproc itself. Eek, no ...

  Thinking more about it I may want to reopen that decision. We may be
able to reuse some of the locale support of the library to affect sorting
even without a full ICU like support. I really dislike relying on locales
but that's what the spec says :-(
  Could you open a bug about this ?



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