Bogus locales on Mac

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Thu Jul 15 13:18:03 CEST 2004


Ellen Herzfeld <xlii at xlii.supprimer.org> writes:

[snip]
> Has anyone using a Mac managed to sort accented strings correctly?
> 
> The Mac has mostly tried to be quite international so I'm surprised at
> this. Have I missed something?

I suspect using some other method than the C libraries locale
functions is necessary... something like CFStringCompare?  Dunno if
Python wraps that, though.  Or maybe use PyObjC and NSSting's
-compare:options:range:locale: method.

HTH,
mwh

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