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RE: XSL Sorting

From: Michael Kay <mhk@mhk.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2007 08:16:27 -0000
To: <PurnaChandraGourisankar.Sandaka@cognizant.com>, <xsl-editors@w3.org>
Message-ID: <006e01c81c5f$80756ff0$6501a8c0@turtle>
XSLT 1.0 leaves the sorting order entirely implementation-defined. The lang
attribute is provided so you can say what language you are dealing with, but
details such as whether spaces are significant depend entirely on the
XSLT 2.0 is slightly different: the default sort order is still
implementation-defined, but you have the option to request "unicode
codepoint collation" which sorts in terms of Unicode numeric character
If you want advice on how to meet the sorting requirements of your
application you may find the xsl-list at mulberrytech.com is a useful
Michael Kay


From: xsl-editors-request@w3.org [mailto:xsl-editors-request@w3.org] On
Behalf Of PurnaChandraGourisankar.Sandaka@cognizant.com
Sent: 31 October 2007 17:47
To: xsl-editors@w3.org
Subject: Reg: XSL Sorting


        I need to Know, on what mechanism XSL sorting works. Be more
specific, Need to know sorting order. How the precedence will be given to

Could you please provide this info? Generally, ASCII sorting gives
precedence to space character than any other character. Is it not the case
with XSL sorting.

Kindly provide this info. 




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