[wp-hackers] Replacing instead of stripping umlauts

Kimmo Suominen kimmo+key+wordpress.c4f53f at suominen.com
Mon Jan 9 21:02:26 GMT 2006

On Mon, Jan 09, 2006 at 02:09:42PM -0600, Andy Skelton wrote:
> 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.

Btw, a plugin already exists for the German way of slugs.

+ Kimmo
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