> If this is indeed what's correct for these languages / what people living there
> prefer then it's okay for me. I'm just hoping that the kinda de-facto standard
> en_US will stay with forward diacrits. I _guess_ Spanish is more frequently
> used there than French, plus again, I can't imagine how anyone ever could have
> come up with this braindamaged idea of backward diacrit sorting so I'd
> personally prefer en_US not to have this craziness :-)
the kind of defacto i18n locale has forward diacrits. i18n is the standard locale of ISO TR 30112.
I think both Spanish and German needs forward diacrits, and Spanish being a bigger
language than French would give that we should use forward diacrit as the default.