[Mono-bugs] [Bug 63981][Min] Changed - Sorting of strings difference in .NET and Mono

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Changed by dick@ximian.com.


--- shadow/63981	2004-08-25 08:47:14.000000000 -0400
+++ shadow/63981.tmp.27406	2004-08-31 09:50:43.000000000 -0400
@@ -1,14 +1,14 @@
 Bug#: 63981
 Product: Mono: Class Libraries
 Version: unspecified
+OS: unknown
 OS Details: 
-Status: NEW   
+Status: RESOLVED   
+Resolution: NOTABUG
+Severity: Unknown
 Priority: Minor
 Component: System
 AssignedTo: mono-bugs@ximian.com                            
 ReportedBy: maurits.rijk@philips.com               
 QAContact: mono-bugs@ximian.com
 TargetMilestone: ---
@@ -59,6 +59,14 @@
 isn't specified, I would suggest to follow the .NET implemenation.
 ------- Additional Comments From maurits.rijk@philips.com  2004-08-25 08:47 -------
 Created an attachment (id=9553)
 Code to test difference in sort order between Mono and .NET
+------- Additional Comments From dick@ximian.com  2004-08-31 09:50 -------
+You need to use the Invariant culture if you want the result of
+sorting strings to be predictable.
+See the documentation for System.String.Compare().  You're seeing the
+default CompareOption in action, which makes punctuation count less
+than letters.  It's called "word sort".