[Chandler-dev] Index ordering and case sensitivity
grant at osafoundation.org
Wed Nov 15 11:17:49 PST 2006
On 15 Nov, 2006, at 11:09, Bryan Stearns wrote:
> In looking into bug 5718, I noticed that string comparison for
> indexing is done without ignoring case.
> This probably isn't what users expect, but the fix for this isn't
> simple: case-insensitive comparison is locale-sensitive, which
> would indicate that we'd need to reindex when the user changes
> locales, which could be expensive.
> Any ideas on how to deal with this problem?
I'd vote for locale-aware sorting, and reindexing when the user
changes locales. Changing locales isn't a particularly frequent
operation, and AFAIK it's only supported via relaunch of Chandler for
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