[Python-Dev] Re: other "magic strings" issues
mwh at python.net
Wed Nov 12 07:41:44 EST 2003
David Eppstein <eppstein at ics.uci.edu> writes:
> Ok, it sounds like I am stuck with PyObjC's
> NSString.localizedCaseInsensitiveCompare_, since Python's built-in
> cmp(unicode,unicode) sucks and locale doesn't provide an alternative.
"sucks" is too strong. Maybe there should be better collation support
but I don't think we should change the default comparison to do it.
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