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From Jörg von Frantzius <joerg.frantz...@aperto.de>
Subject String normalization or collation?
Date Wed, 13 Feb 2013 17:39:33 GMT

we've got the problem that our SQL2 queries with ORDER BY clauses on 
Strings do sort the Germans Umlauts at the end of the results, while 
Umlauts should be sorted like their equivalent characters without the 
accent (e.g. "ö" = "o").

According to https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JCR-3443, with 
Jackrabbit 2.5.3 it should be possible to have a normalize() function in 
XPath queries, but not in SQL2.

We're now thinking of modifying the Jackrabbit configuration, and in 
particular setting the "analyzer" param to the SearchIndex with a custom 
subclass of org.apache.lucene.analysis.standard.StandardAnalyzer, which 
makes use of a 


Does anybody per chance have an opinion whether that could be a viable 

Thanks for answers + regards,

*Dipl. inf. Jörg von Frantzius, System Architect*

Email mailto:joerg.frantzius@aperto.de
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