The Unicode CLDR committee is making Unicode locale-sensitive collation a major focus for the next release, CLDR 1.9. There are specific changes for a large number of languages, plus a change in the default ordering of punctuation vs symbols for all languages.
Please see the background document for more information: http://www.unicode.org/review/pr-175.html
If you have any feedback on any of the actions, please file a ticket with CLDR as described in the background document.
Review period for this issue closes on October 1, 2010.
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