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[mkgmap-dev] Re: Questions related to practical usage of MKGMAP

From Dermot McNally dermotm at gmail.com on Thu Jul 2 09:30:30 BST 2009

2009/7/2 Toby Speight <T.M.Speight.90 at cantab.net>:

> That's not the best way to do a case-insensitive test - the reason being
> that in some languages (e.g. French, I think) upper case letters have no
> accents.  So "Ecole" should match "école" (again, excuse my poor French
> if necessary!).  Also, in German, "Straße" should match "STRASSE".

Your point probably still stands (for the German case anyway, where
you also need to regard, say, ae as equivalent to ä), but French does
now place accents on uppercase letters.


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