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CLDR Ticket #5331(closed task: fixed)

Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 2 years ago

LDML search collator: define semantics

Reported by: markus Owned by: pedberg
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Phase: Review: markus
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Description

Steven asked how a search collator differs from a sorting collator. LDML (UTS #35) only says "A special collation type dedicated for string search".

Please add text to LDML describing the intended semantics of a search collator.

This is what I wrote; I am not sure if this is correct or complete:

search collator tailorings are mostly like the regular ones, but they only care about "equals" and not really about "order", they add language-specific equivalences (there is only one German search tailoring but it includes ae sorting like ä as in German-phonebook sorting), and they reduce some complexity that's not needed for "equals" (we suppress Thai visual-order contractions).

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comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by emmons

  • Owner changed from anybody to pedberg
  • Priority changed from assess to medium
  • Status changed from new to assigned
  • Milestone changed from UNSCH to 22.1

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by pedberg

  • Milestone changed from 22.1 to 23

comment:3 Changed 2 years ago by markus

  • Keywords collation added

comment:4 Changed 2 years ago by pedberg

  • Status changed from assigned to accepted
  • Review set to markus

comment:5 Changed 2 years ago by markus

  • Status changed from accepted to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed
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