[mythtv-users] MythWeb Title sort order
myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Dec 5 02:12:09 UTC 2007
On Dec 4, 2007, at 5:54 PM, Jerome Yuzyk wrote:
> Sorting by Title in MythWeb's search results leads to "Halloween"
> before "A Hard Day's Night" and "The 'Burbs" sorting before "About a
> probably because the sort is excluding "A" and "The".
> This seems wrong, even though I can understand the intent. I can
> dropping "The" because I do it in my music collection, but dropping
> "A" is
> not something I'd expect or have ever seen anywhere before, and I
> use it in my own sorting.
> Bug, or over-eager algorithm?
A and The are dropped (among others). It's on purpose. For an example
of dropping "A" when before a title, see iTunes.
' comes before A to 'Burbs is before About. I suppose preceding quotes
should be added to the list of things ignored while sorting.
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