[mythtv-commits] Ticket #12298: Sorting improperly assuming an Article

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Fri Dec 14 04:19:14 UTC 2018

#12298: Sorting improperly assuming an Article
 Reporter:  skd5aner@…            |          Owner:  David Hampton
     Type:  Bug Report - General  |         Status:  assigned
 Priority:  minor                 |      Milestone:  30.0
Component:  MythTV - General      |        Version:  0.27-fixes
 Severity:  medium                |     Resolution:
 Keywords:                        |  Ticket locked:  0

Comment (by Gary Buhrmaster):

 Replying to [comment:1 Gary Buhrmaster <gary.buhrmaster@…>]:
 > Trying to add semantic analysis to the parser is going to be, um,
 interesting, to get right.

 And internationalization is even more interesting (I have no idea if all
 languages delete the equivalent of "A", "An", and "The" in their sorting
 order).  And then there are the special cases of titles like "Das Boot",
 which I am going to guess even in German should still include the "Das"
 ("The" in my very stale German), and "A Few Good Men" is typically under
 "A".  I am going to guess that one will need to have some ability to
 override any default deletion of the "A", "An", and "The" (new field which
 if NULL uses the default rules, otherwise uses as the user has

Ticket URL: <https://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/12298#comment:5>
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