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Bug 2628 - Categories should use case-insensitive sort
Categories should use case-insensitive sort
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 164
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Categories (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal normal with 2 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
Blocks: 3950
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Reported: 2005-06-30 06:01 UTC by Andrew Dunbar
Modified: 2006-08-10 06:01 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Andrew Dunbar 2005-06-30 06:01:44 UTC
Categories currently sort uppercase letters before lowercase.
This is probably not helpful for anybody.
It was already a problem on en.wiktionary before title
capitalisation was disabled. It's worse now that capitalisation
has been turned on.
Comment 1 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason 2005-07-04 18:08:21 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 164 ***
Comment 2 Andrew Dunbar 2005-08-10 02:11:54 UTC
Since nobody has commented on the capitalisation issue at all here or under Bug
164 which this bug was incorrectly closed as a duplicate of, I am now re-opening
this bug as it is clearly a separate issue soluble without any of the issues
brought up on Bug 164.
Comment 3 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2006-08-10 06:01:50 UTC
This bug *is* effectively identical to bug 164 in terms of implementation.  Any
locale-specific sorting order will take account of case-sensitivity issues.  The
crux of 164 is to use something other than a binary sort on the names; the fact
that it asks for different sorting algorithms per locality isn't the difficult
part of its implementation.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 164 ***

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