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From Christian Heimes <>
Subject Re: Feature request: include collation
Date Mon, 27 Sep 2010 13:51:15 GMT
Am 27.09.2010 03:59, schrieb Andi Vajda:
> In 3.x and trunk, I've been porting ICU-dependant Lucene contrib features to 
> use PyICU [1][2] (which depends on C++ ICU). I think that having PyLucene 
> depend both on C++ ICU and Java ICU is one ICU too many :-), though.
> I'm not sure at this point which should remain. There are advantages to 
> both... I'm open to arguments in favor of either. You can see examples in 
> the 3.x tree [3].
> (disclaimer: I'm the author of PyICU)

It looks like you have far more experience and knowledge than we do. We
will follow your lead here. ;)

What are the advantages of ICU4J and ICU4C? We already found out that
the default java.text.Collator is slower and not as efficient as the ICU


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