Re: [dev] Localized collation

From: FRIGN <>
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2015 16:16:13 +0200

On Wed, 1 Apr 2015 16:09:35 +0200
Quentin Rameau <> wrote:

> Hi folks,
> Over the last few days, there has been on the ml complaints from suckless users
> about their discontent regarding how sbase/ubase handles collation.
> After some harsh but constructive discussion on 2f30, we have decided to
> implement our own locale (LC_COLLATE) handler and supersede *libc strcoll().
> FRIGN has proposed himself to act as the main developer on that, with any help
> appreciated, many thanks to him!
> The global project will be called “scollate” for now, but any better suggestion
> is welcome.
> This is the first step to maybe something larger than that, we'll see.
> Long live suckless!

Hey Quentin,

you may designed this as an April's fools, but I'm actually currently assessing how
a "simple" collation based on DUCET (aka allkeys.txt) is feasible.
The localization-stuff is waay too complex. Joke's on me. :P



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