JDK-4984419 : REGRESSION: Alphabetic index sorted upper then lowercase, should be case-indepen
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: tools
  • Sub-Component: javadoc(tool)
  • Affected Version: 5.0
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic,other
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2004-01-28
  • Updated: 2014-05-05
  • Resolved: 2004-06-25
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5.0 b58Fixed
Description
The alphabetic index sorts uppercase 'Z' ahead of lowercase 'a'.
This is counter-intuitive;  it should be alphabetized the way a dictionary 
is, independent of case.

For example:

http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/index-files/index-1.html

In this example, 
  AWT_COMPONENT
is sorted ahead of
  AbstractAction

and 
  Autoscroll
is ahead of 
  a

Comments
CONVERTED DATA BugTraq+ Release Management Values COMMIT TO FIX: tiger-rc FIXED IN: tiger-rc INTEGRATED IN: tiger-b58 tiger-rc
2004-07-17

PUBLIC COMMENTS Fixed. The sorting algorithm is now case insensitive. ###@###.### 2004-06-17
2004-06-17

EVALUATION Accepted ###@###.### 2004-02-09 Fixed. ###@###.### 2004-06-17
2004-02-09