[development] Reverse iconv encoding for sorting of international arrays

Gerhard Killesreiter gerhard at killesreiter.de
Thu Jan 11 21:45:07 UTC 2007

Gabor Hojtsy wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Jan 2007, Gerhard Killesreiter wrote:
>>> Are there any libraries that do this for PHP already where I can look?
>> PHP does support sorting by locale since PHP 4.4 and 5, see php.net/sort
> Indeed, PHP supports locale aware sorting. Unfortunately all is only 
> nice in PHP 6 (see http://www.php.net/i18n_loc_set_default for a nice 
> example). The question is if sort() supports utf8 sorting by the surrent 
> system locale properly (it sorts by ASCII code by default). I did not 
> try this before.

Neither did I, but I know that you can set the locale using setlocale 
just fine. It is unclear to me how i18n_loc_set_default is different 
from this.


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