--On Sonntag, 24. April 2005 18:34 Uhr +0200 Daniel Dekany <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

Maybe *you* don't get the point. Python has a "virtual machine level" setting that specifies the locale and encoding (the charset). You can set it for example like: locale.setlocale('hu_HU', 'ISO-8859-2'). And although there is no charset information attached to strings, locale.strcoll and such will assume that the string is in the encoding specified globally like above, right? All the strings (which is not an unicode string) is assumed to use that encoding. It seems to me that it works like that until I specify 'UTF-8' in the locale, in which case it goes mad.

I am very much aware of the issue (btw. it was me who integrated
sequence.sort()). And if you look carefully at the API of sequence.sort()
then you will see that there is already built-in support locale-aware


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