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Re: Sorting in Ancient Greek

Subject: Re: Sorting in Ancient Greek
From: "Zaneta Au" <zaneta.au@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2004 09:55:06 +0100
Thank you for your reply David. We had thought of using translate, but as
there is a 'lang' attribute we were wondering how it can be used. Could
anyone tell us? Thanks


> Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 16:37:44 +0100
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re:  Sorting in Ancient Greek
> Message-Id: <200404201537.QAA09376@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> sort order is processor specific, but there is a processor independent
> way to achieve
>    the behaviour we would like is for the
>    various different unaccented and accented alphas to be treated as
>    equivalent for sorting purposes.
> just translate them all to be the same in the xsl:sort
> for example
> <xsl:sort select="translate(.,
> '&#x3AC;&#x3B1;'
> '&#x3B1;&#x3B1;'
> )"/>
> will sort alpha with and without tonos accent as equal.
> You just need to extend the two lists of characters...
> David

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