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From "Kim Haase (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Resolved] (DERBY-4629) Explicitly document how to get case-insensitive sorts and comparisons of string data
Date Thu, 29 Aug 2013 17:54:56 GMT

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Kim Haase resolved DERBY-4629.

       Resolution: Fixed
    Fix Version/s:

Merged DERBY-4629.diff to 10.10 doc branch at revision 1518727.

> Explicitly document  how to get case-insensitive sorts and comparisons of string data
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: DERBY-4629
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-4629
>             Project: Derby
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Documentation
>    Affects Versions:
>            Reporter: Rick Hillegas
>            Assignee: Kim Haase
>             Fix For:,
>         Attachments: DERBY-4629.diff, DERBY-4629.stat, DERBY-4629.zip
> The most frequently asked question about Derby's support for language-sensitive strings
is this: "How do I get Derby to perform case-insensitive sorts and comparisons?" I think that
the answer to this question could be figured out by a reasonably intrepid reader who understood
a lot about Java's locale and collation support, perhaps supplemented with a fair amount of
> If we made the answer to this question really pop out to the casual reader, then I think
we would do a great service to our users and to developers and tech writers who answer questions
on the community lists. Perhaps it would be sufficient to add a "Case-insensitive strings"
section parallel to "Character-based collation in Derby" in the Developer's Guide.

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