[wp-hackers] Replacing instead of stripping umlauts

Andy Skelton skeltoac at gmail.com
Mon Jan 9 20:09:42 GMT 2006

On 1/9/06, David House <dmhouse at gmail.com> wrote:
> A discussion came up today on #wordpress with a guy who blogs in
> German. Umlauts are stripped from slugs, and he wants them replaced
> instead of stripped completely. In German, it's acceptable to write a
> vowel with an umlaut as [vowel]e, so ä -> ae, ö -> oe and so on. Could
> we employ some code like this in remove_accents()?

I said before that it's not a translation issue but now I'd say the
translators should add filters to handle this kind of thing in their
translation plugins. If they need more API, they can have it.


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