Hi,

In message "Re: [ruby-core:22784] Unicode sensitive operations"
    on Tue, 10 Mar 2009 02:59:56 +0900, Tomas Matousek <Tomas.Matousek / microsoft.com> writes:

|What's the status of Unicode/culture-sensitive operations in Ruby 1.9.1?

Currently the string comparison is done by byte-by-byte.  The
culture-sensitive operation should be done by external libraries, such
as unicode.

							matz.