From: Pavol Droba (droba_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-01-19 02:30:19
Such a predicate is planned. I was hoping to add it before christmas,
but the things turn up differently. I will add it as soon as I find
some time to spend on boost.
On Thu, Jan 19, 2006 at 02:37:30AM +0100, Sebastian Redl wrote:
> It's easy to sort a container of std::strings lexicographically. Just
> sort it - string's < operator takes care of things.
> But what if I wanted to do a case-insensitive sort? There's no predicate
> for case-insensitive comparison in the standard library, so I turned to
> the next logical place: Boost's string algorithm library. But while
> there's iequals, I couldn't find iless.
> It seems to me like this predicate would be quite useful.
> Yes, I know how complicated full-blown Unicode CI sorting can be. I read
> Sorting It All Out. But I think most people are looking for something
> simpler anyway.
> Sebastian Redl
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