On Sun, Apr 07, 2002 at 15:32:18 +0200, Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai wrote:
> -On [20020407 12:30], Andrey A. Chernov ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
> >Sorry if I was unclear, I mean functionality. Yes, it will remains in the
> >contrib, if somebody needs it, I am not picky about inactive stuff. If you
> >notice my second (after give up) message, I even suggest to install it
> >under different name, if someone wants it.
> Tim J Robbins whipped up some code which seems to take us to the same level
> as GNU sort, as far as we could see.
What code you mean? If you mean the patch he post, the patch is obviously
wrong and not pass even simplest tests. It reminds my very early attempts.
> As present the GNU sort we have doesn't seem to be able to handle multibyte
> and/or shift states, does it? As far as he and I could see it was only
> 8-bit limited. And his work gives that to the NetBSD sort as well.
Yes, both variants (i.e. NetBSD sort too, if it will be fixed) limited to
8bit, as 99% of other base-localized soft. Multibyte l10n is completely
different thing. What his work you mean? I answer him, read this
discussion to the end. He admit that his change is wrong.
Andrey A. Chernov
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