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Number sorting in category names on Commons should be natural (5 should be before 40)
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The current numerisation on Wikimedia Commons (Commonswiki) prefers to select lower numbers such as 5 before higher numbers such as 40, if you have 1 Dollar, 2 Dollars, 5 Dollars, and 10 Dollars then it will organise it as 1 Dollar, 10 Dollars, 2 Dollars, and 5 Dollars. If you'd add 20 Dollars then it will show up before 5 Dollars, is there a way that the system could learn how to organise 1, 2, 5, 20, 50, 100 instead of 1, 10, 100, 2, 20, 5, 50?

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Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptMar 17 2019, 11:33 AM
Aklapper changed the task status from Open to Stalled.Mar 17 2019, 11:56 AM

Hi @DonTrung, thanks for taking the time to report this!
Please ALWAYS provide links to reproduce when filing bug reports and strictly follow the scheme on https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/How_to_report_a_bug .
I have no idea where this is "selected" and "shown up"... :)

See this as an example:

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Chinese_customs_gold_units

1000 Customs Gold Units comes before 20 Customs Gold Ynuts.

Aklapper renamed this task from Numerisation on Wikimedia Commons organises numbers like 5 after 40 to Number sorting in category names on Commons should be natural (5 should be before 40).Mar 17 2019, 12:21 PM
Aklapper changed the task status from Stalled to Open.