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Bug 2818 - category sorting cannot handle Thai words properly
category sorting cannot handle Thai words properly
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 164
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Internationalization (Other open bugs)
1.5.x
All All
: Normal major (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2005-07-12 11:05 UTC by Arthit Suriyawongkul
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:38 UTC (History)
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Description Arthit Suriyawongkul 2005-07-12 11:05:27 UTC
seems like the current sorting algorithm of WikiMedia for [[category:...]] is
based on ASCII-value.

therefore it failed to sort Thai words (as well as many other languages).

New language-aware sorting algorithm is require.


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also, in order to handle many locale/language-specific sorting perfrences,
may be we have to have a mechanism that allow contributor to specify the sort
preference of each category.

may be we can add this to the category page,

[[Category-sort-option:sort_option]]

for examples:

[[Category-sort-option:en-GB]]
[[Category-sort-option:th]]

in the case of Wikipedia, this can be obmitted,
and use a default value which will be determined from the language of the Wikipedia.
Comment 1 Mormegil 2005-07-12 11:09:45 UTC

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

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