how would you state requirements involving sorting?
Mark Davis ☕️
mark at macchiato.com
Tue Jan 24 06:38:11 CST 2017
Perhaps suggest something along the following lines.
Sorting. Unicode-conformant collation (http://unicode.org/reports/tr10/)
must be used when sorting titles. The collation must follow the user's
locale, such as using ICU APIs (http://site.icu-project.org/).
On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 7:43 AM, Eric Muller <eric.muller at efele.net> wrote:
> Suppose you help somebody write requirements for a piece of software and
> you see an item:
> Sorting. Diacritic marks need to be stripped when sorting titles
> You know that sorting is a lot more complicated than removing diacritics,
> and that giving the directive above to a naive developer is going to lead
> to trouble. You know you want to end up with an implementation involving
> the UCA with a tailoring based on the locale. How would you suggest to
> reword the requirement?
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