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Re: Unusual Sort
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From: Jim Melton <jim.melton@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2005 09:25:34 -0600
Er, ah, what makes you presume that Chris assumed that this is based on
"U.S. terminology"? He clearly said that he thinks this is "pretty much
standard throughout the world". If you believe that he is mistaken, you
could have just as easily said that you disagree and tell him what you
think is either more common or what is within your experience.
While I am constantly abashed at the arrogance of my government, and
sometimes saddened by the attitudes of my fellow countrymen, I cannot help
but view your representation of your own countrymen as somewhat negative.
Shouldn't we, those of us trying to deal with XSLT as learners and mentors,
just chill a little bit and give one another some benefit of the doubt?
Hope this helps,
At 4/13/2005 09:15 AM, ben senior wrote:
Based on +what+ assumption did you think we outside the US would know this?
Do you assume the entire world's education systems would be based on U.S.
... if you don't know what the scale is in the UK, why should we be
expected to know what it is in the US?
Williamson, Chris wrote:
Is this not pretty much standard throughout the world or atleast common
knowledge? The order is Freshman, Sophmore, Junior, Senior, Graduate. For
Highschool, numerically that would be grade 9,10,11,12. What's the uk
From: David Carlisle [mailto:davidc@xxxxxxxxx] Sent: Wednesday, April 13,
2005 11:02 AM
Subject: Re: Unusual Sort
I haven't tried.. But this should create a problem for 'S'ophmore and
Well there wasn't a Senior in the example you tried (and I have no idea what
the possible grades are, or in what order they are, these names don't seem
to have made it into english english:-)
If Sophmore comes after Senior you are fine as Bophmore comes after Benior
but if you want them in the other order:
Baphmare comes before Beniar
so Sophmore would then sort before 'Senior
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