On ons, 2011-08-24 at 17:00 -0700, Josh Berkus wrote:
> John, Josh, everyone:
> Here's a considerably expanded and improved 9.1 release:
> I'd like to get this to the translators in the next 48 hours, so please
> send me last-minute corrections!
This looks a bit funny:
Linguistic Sorting using Collations: Improve multilingual (M17n)
correctness and user-friendliness with proper and consistent linguistic
sorting rules. PostgreSQL linguistic sort supports monolingual and
multilingual text and is often requested for sorting of diacritics.
Sorting can be performed using language/locale-specific rules or using
UTF-8 for multilingual sorting. For flexibility, collations can be set
on columns, domains, indexes and expressions.
I don't know how one would get from "multilingual" to "M17n". Also, we
don't support "multilingual text", which is text that consists of
multiple languages(?). Also, you can't sort "using UTF-8".
Actually, the only thing that's new is the last sentence. Everything
before that is nonsense and/or not actually new.
Btw., the release announcement ought to contain a link to the full
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