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bug#6007: en_US sorting is completely stupid.

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#6007: en_US sorting is completely stupid.
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2010 10:16:04 +0200
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"Alan Curry" <address@hidden> writes:

> Who's the "power" here anyway?

You are, actually.  Everyone can define locales to behave the way he
likes, see localedef(1).

> From the name "en_US" one might guess that it represents the behavior
> expected by English-speaking users in or from the US. But those users
> have lived with computers for a generation or two. What they expect is
> ASCIIbetical.

Nowadays most people don't know what ASCII is.


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