Wohnlich, Eric (IMS) wrote at 2007-10-10 15:42 -0400: >As far as I can tell, using any of the default index types that come with Zope >2 (FieldIndex, TextIndex, whatever) if you do a search for "Jurgen" it will >not match "Jürgen". In my opinion, this is correct - "Jurgen" is spelled >incorrectly.
There are two ways to handle this: * either by normalization: you transform your words into a normal form and index this. You make the same normalization for search terms. This way, any two search terms with the same normalization are equivalent. In your case, your normalization could replace "ü" by "u". * by an expansion of your search terms to search as well for "similar" words. This technique is often used to search for words that sound similarly but can be used for other purposes as well. Applied to your case: when someone searches for "Jurgen" you would effectively replace it with "Jurgen or Jürgen". -- Dieter _______________________________________________ Zope maillist - Zope@zope.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev )