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Special Character Sort Sequence

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035071D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Holub, KA King, KS [+details]

Abstract

This article describes the use of a two-table translate method for assigning hexadecimal values to symbols so as to sort in a predetermined order that is correct for the alphabet being used. Dipthongs are bifurcated into separate characters for purposes of the sort.