Natural String Order
Treats contained numbers sensible when comparing strings
Java's default Order
(Kudos to Martin Pool for the example.)
When I needed a natural sort feature in my Java app I started to google and to look in a few other places
(like Apache Commons).
There should be plenty of code out there that does this, right? Nope.
I found a page with a description of the problem and links to implementations in a couple of programming languages:
Natural Order String Comparison
There's a single Java implementation, but that one cannot handle texts that contain non-ascii characters.
So it would fail in my German application, where texts contain funny characters such as these: