is getting far from the topic of Saxon, but this line of code in my program
"txtCollator.setStrength(Collator.PRIMARY);" causes a Collator to ignore
case differences (i.e. A and a are sorted together). It's actually more
complicated than that, it appears to ignore spaces and punctuation entirely, in
fact I don't understand completely how it works.
You read my mind.
:) After digging some more, my follow-up question was going to be: Why doesn't
Saxon use Collator? That's probably what I'll do. I wish there was a way
to do it that wouldn't force me to implement a separate, virtually identical
class for every locale I want to support, though. And it doesn't look
like Collator is configurable with regard to