Re: Danish & Norwegian sorting

From: Kolbjørn Aambø (
Date: Wed Sep 16 1998 - 07:37:45 EDT

>Ar 05:51 -0700 1998-09-15, scríobh John Cowan:
>>Karlsson Kent - keka wrote:
>>> Like thorn (þ) in Swedish: a separate letter, a
>>> variant of "t", or as a variant of "th"?
>>For an exhaustive, not to say exhausting, report on thorn, see
>> ,
>>which (in brief):
>> makes thorn the 27th letter of the Latin alphabet
>> for multinational sorting (as in Icelandic),
>>but documents seven other practices that have been used:
>> sort Thorn after T (Old English scholarly practice),
>This one is also used in Norwegian practice for Old Norse (Norrøn) texts.

By the way this is a short "paper" about norwegian aboriginal needs.
I have gotten no diverging remarks on the present paper.

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