Re: [xsl] Sorting Upper-Case first. Microsoft bug?

Subject: Re: [xsl] Sorting Upper-Case first. Microsoft bug?
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2003 18:45:09 +0100
I wrote
  Of course XSLT 1.0 doesn't actualy define "lexicographic" but my
  understanding is that it always implies a direct extension on an
  ordering on characters to an ordering on strings by comparing the first
  different position.

See for example the definition given here:

Note that (despite the etymology) "lexicographic order" doesn't
necessarily mean "the order used in a dictionary" as dictionaries are
compiled by human compilers and words can appear in whatever order the
compiler chooses which may reflect personal and culturalpreferences as
much as logic. However lexicographic ordering is used in a technical
sense as a method of extending the ordering on one set (the alphabet)
to a derived set (strings over that alphabet).


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