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From "Kathey Marsden (JIRA)" <derby-...@db.apache.org>
Subject [jira] Created: (DERBY-1478) Add built in language based ordering to Derby
Date Wed, 05 Jul 2006 22:44:30 GMT
Add built in language based ordering to Derby

         Key: DERBY-1478
         URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-1478
     Project: Derby
        Type: Improvement

  Components: SQL  
    Reporter: Kathey Marsden

It would be good for Derby to have built in Language based ordering based on locale specific

Language based ordering is an important feature for international deployment.  DERBY-533 offers
one implementation option for this but according to the discussion in that issue National
Character Types carry a fair amount of baggage with them especially in the form of concerns
about conversion   to and from datetime and number types. Rick  mentioned SQL language for
collations as an option for language based ordering. There may be other options too, but I
thought it worthwhile to add an issue for the high level functional concern, so the best choice
can be made for implementation without assuming that National Character Types is the only

For possible 10.1 workaround and examples see:

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