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[mkgmap-dev] Global index branch

From Steve Ratcliffe steve at parabola.me.uk on Sun Feb 27 23:17:51 GMT 2011


> I'm not deeply involved in the current index code, but should the
> accented 'c' not beeing converted to a standard 'c' in the index?

Probably yes for MDR8, but for the street index, no.

> If I enter the street names in my etrex, I can enter the base character,
> i will get all streets which contain at this position special
> characters. In german I can enter the character 'o' and even umlauts
> like 'ö' will be found. So I think at this index there should be the the
> special charcters converted to the base characters.

All the accented characters are sorted together, almost as though they 
were the same character, so that is why that works.


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