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Subject: Re: German umlaut sort
From: "Sascha gtxxgm-xsl-list-2@xxxxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2015 18:55:21 -0000
 Re: German umlaut sort
Michael MC<ller-Hillebrand <mmh <at> docufy.de> writes:

> Am 06.06.2013 um 13:27 schrieb Jean-Pierre Lamon <jpl <at>
> > Thank you for your response (and to the others too
> > But sorry, I don't understand : what do you mean by tool or
> > In my soft, I'm only launching a FOP cmd under Windows.
> > And to retrieve my list, a XSLT stylesheet with:
> >
> > <xsl:for-each select="//*[ <at> tag=$tag]|//*[ <at> tag=$tag2]|//*[
<at> tag=$tag3]">
> > 	<xsl:sort select="."/>
> >
> > And for the different ordering rules, your right : in my case, I
must use the german swiss ordering sort,
> which is not the same as the german one. Quite simple  I don't know
how to manage this issue with XSL. Maybe
> any idea for a workaround?
> JP,
> As far as I know FOP is not doing the XSL transformation itself, so
you use a certain XSLT processor to do this.
> E.g. Saxon relies on the collations (sorting rules) available in Java
resp. .NET when sorting. And based
> on this it is possible to take advantage of advanced sorting features.
> In http://saxonica.com/documentation/html/extensibility/collation.html
I find the description
> how Saxon handles a collation attribute like in
> <xsl:sort select="." collation="http://saxon.sf.net/collation?lang=de-
CH" />
> This assumes, that de-CH is a known locale for the environment Saxon
uses at the moment.
> Other tools may have other options (or not). So if you share which
tool you use for XSLT processing (and if you
> use XSLT > v.1 or not), we may be able to help you.
> - Michael
> --
> Michael MC<ller-Hillebrand
> mmh <at> docufy.de

Thank you so much, this made my day!
The saxon extension worked as promised.

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