I18N::Collate - compare 8-bit scalar data according to the current locale
WARNING: starting from the Perl version 5.003_06 the I18N::Collate interface for comparing 8-bit scalar data according to the current locale
HAS BEEN DEPRECATED
That is, please do not use it anymore for any new applications and please migrate the old applications away from it because its functionality was integrated into the Perl core language in the release 5.003_06.
See the perllocale manual page for further information.
use I18N::Collate; setlocale(LC_COLLATE, 'locale-of-your-choice'); $s1 = new I18N::Collate "scalar_data_1"; $s2 = new I18N::Collate "scalar_data_2";
This module provides you with objects that will collate
according to your national character set, provided that the
You can compare $s1 and $s2 above with
$s1 le $s2
to extract the data itself, you'll need a dereference: $$s1
This module uses POSIX::setlocale(). The basic collation conversion is
The available locales depend on your operating system; try whether