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Bug 441 - Turn off first character capitalization in the titles of new lemmas
Turn off first character capitalization in the titles of new lemmas
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
All All
: High enhancement with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2004-09-10 10:53 UTC by Gerard Meijsssen
Modified: 2006-02-20 03:57 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Gerard Meijsssen 2004-09-10 10:53:45 UTC
In a dictionary words are either capitalised or they are not. The title of an
article should reflect the word that is being described. Both de: and nl:
wiktionary do not want to have automtic capitalisation of the first character.

People have decided for de: and nl: that they cannot have it. The arguments are
not clear why not. They have not been published on either the mailinglist or on

As time goes by, the amount of work to correct this wrong state of affairs will

Changes to a different search algorithm have little to do with this issue; a
case insensitive search is a nice to have, this is a must have.


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