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Subject: Re: [boost] [locale] Review results for Boost.Locale library
From: Ryou Ezoe (boostcpp_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-25 11:35:00

On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 11:06 PM, Gevorg Voskanyan <v_gevorg_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Ryou Ezoe wrote:
>> Collation and Conversions:
>> Japanese doesn't have concepts of  case and accent.
>> Since we don't have these concepts, we never need  it.
> OK, that tells case conversions and normalization don't apply to Japanese. But
> what about collation? Isn't there any "dictionary order" defined for Japanese
> words? Just curious.

As Ryo IGARASHI said.
We have multiple pronunciations for each kanzis.
Sorting by pronunciation is just not possible.
In the end, we just sort it by internal code point.

Sort by code point is not the best solution.
But at least, it's consistent if we use one encoding.

> Thanks,
> Gevorg
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