Mark Williamson wrote:
...speaking of which, capitalisation is a problem on
will give you a page
different from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Languages
The arguement against removing capitalisation sensitivity is in my
opinion a very weak one: the number of cases for which it serves as a
natural disambiguation is very very small, and even in those cases
somebody might use capitals or not use capitals and inadvertently end
up at the wrong article.
I think we need to get rid of case sensitivity once and for all.
The only argument against it is that it will require some effort to
implement and work into the existing system, and there are plenty of
We'll be in a better position to do this after the MediaWiki 1.5
release; the restructured tables will be lighter and easier to change.
-- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com