New in Vista Beta 1: giving more strings weight

by Michael S. Kaplan, published on 2005/08/08 02:59 -04:00, original URI: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/michkap/archive/2005/08/07/448924.aspx


Back in January I put up that post entitled The jury will give this string no weight.

In that post I mentioned three reasons why a code point might have no weight:

In Vista, that last two point are addressed in Beta 1 to include every Unicode code point that exists in Unicode 4.1 -- so all of these languages can be given at least some order in a list.

Now as to which ones have proper and linguistically appropriate results for specific locales, that can be the subject of future posts. :-)

This post sponsored by U+0f42 (a.k.a. TIBETAN LETTER GA)


# josh on 9 Aug 2005 1:32 AM:

Have you hired clairvoyants to take care of that second point? ;)

# Michael S. Kaplan on 9 Aug 2005 1:44 AM:

Heh, no that will still be a problem....

referenced by

2010/11/01 The consequences of being unintuitive and nonconformant

2006/01/18 What do U+0223 and U+0657 have in common?

2005/11/03 My own personal thoughts about collation in the Mono project

2005/08/20 New in Vista Beta 1: Updated OS casing tables

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