Jim Fulton wrote:
> When presenting users with ordered text (e.g. sorted lists of options),
> simply sorting Unicode strings doesn't provide an ordering that
> users in a given locale will find useful.  Various languages have
> text sorting conventions that don't agree with the ordering of
> Unicode code points. (This is even true for English.  Generally,
> users prefer to see text sorted without regard to case.)
> A proposal to address this problem is here:
>   http://dev.zope.org/Zope3/LocaleSpecificTextCollation
> Comments are welcome.


I especially like the easy handling of this adapter, given Python 2.4's
improved sorting API (that one went totally unnoticed by me up until
now!). See http://wiki.python.org/moin/HowTo/Sorting for a nice howto.

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