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Bug 8036 - Case sensitivity
Case sensitivity
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 346
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Redirects (Other open bugs)
unspecified
PC Windows XP
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2006-11-25 12:35 UTC by Useless account
Modified: 2006-11-25 23:04 UTC (History)
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Description Useless account 2006-11-25 12:35:05 UTC
At present, it seems like only the first letter of the target is case insensitive.
i.e. If I want to go to:
US citizenship article on wikipedia I can type either:
US_citizenship
or
uS_citizenship

However, if I don't have the S as a capital I won't get the article. i.e. this won't work:
Us_Citizenship

Admittedly referal pages can catch this, but it's just silly to have thousands of referers 
when all that needs to be done is to make the entire thing case insensitive rather than 
the first character. Any articles that are sharing a name that is only different by one 
capital letter will end up with a disambiguation page anyway.


Oh, and making people sign up to report a bug/enhancement is silly.
Comment 1 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2006-11-25 23:04:13 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 346 ***

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