[jp] 9.99.6 and Memo sorting

Judd Montgomery judd at jpilot.org
Wed Aug 20 11:28:38 EDT 2003


The memo sort function calls strcoll to sort.  `man strcoll` says that 
it reads the LC_COLLATE environment variable and sorts according to the 
locale set.  '@' gets sorted before 'a' with my slackware and debian distro.

Judd

Ralph Alvy wrote:
> I notice that Memo sorting fails to see the @ character. That is, it sorts 
> like this:
> 
> 	abc
> 	def
> 	@ghi
> 
> instead of 
> 
> 	@ghi
> 	abc
> 	def




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