Derby
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  2. DERBY-4629

Explicitly document how to get case-insensitive sorts and comparisons of string data

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    • Type: Improvement Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 10.6.1.0
    • Fix Version/s: 10.11.0.0, 10.10.2.0
    • Component/s: Documentation
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    • Issue & fix info:
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      Description

      The most frequently asked question about Derby's support for language-sensitive strings is this: "How do I get Derby to perform case-insensitive sorts and comparisons?" I think that the answer to this question could be figured out by a reasonably intrepid reader who understood a lot about Java's locale and collation support, perhaps supplemented with a fair amount of googling.

      If we made the answer to this question really pop out to the casual reader, then I think we would do a great service to our users and to developers and tech writers who answer questions on the community lists. Perhaps it would be sufficient to add a "Case-insensitive strings" section parallel to "Character-based collation in Derby" in the Developer's Guide.

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          • Assignee:
            Kim Haase
            Reporter:
            Rick Hillegas
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