Last modified: 2007-04-17 16:32:30 UTC

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Bug 9606 - ignore accents in search engine
ignore accents in search engine
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 7002
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Search (Other open bugs)
PC Windows XP
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2007-04-17 12:04 UTC by cecile robin
Modified: 2007-04-17 16:32 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description cecile robin 2007-04-17 12:04:26 UTC
I think the search engine should ignore accents like the google search engine.
For example a search for "λαμπετη" should return "λαμπέτη"
This would be very useful in my opinion for many languages and when you're not
sure where or which accent to use.
This suggestion is a bit related to the proposition in bug ID 7002 which
proposes a code for letters not contained in the standard ASCII set. My opinion
would be to keep things simple.
Comment 1 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2007-04-17 16:32:30 UTC
Bug 7002 proposes exactly the same thing, normalizing accented characters so
they're treated the same as unaccented (or as some appropriate equivalent, like
oe for ö).

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 7002 ***

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