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Added German slugifying plugin.
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felixfontein committed Mar 11, 2016
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This plugin converts German umlauts ä, ö, ü, ß and their upper-case
variants to ae, oe, ue and ss when slugifying. This translation is
only done for languages detected as German, other languages are not

You currently have to modify the plugin itself to override the
language detection.
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Name = german_slugify
Module = german_slugify

MinVersion = 7.7.7

Author = Felix Fontein
Version = 1.0
Description = Converts German umlauts ä,ö,ü,ß to ae,oe,ue,ss while slugifying.
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# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-

from nikola.plugin_categories import SignalHandler
from nikola import utils

def _needs_german_slugifying_rules(lang, locale):
"""Checks whether the given language name with corresponding locale needs German slugifying rules."""
if locale.split('_')[0] in {'de', 'gsw'}: # German and Allemanic German
return True
if lang in {'de', 'deutsch', 'german',
'de_at', 'de_ch', 'de_de',
'de-at', 'de-ch', 'de-de',
'atde', 'chde', 'dede'}:
return True
return False

class GermanSlugify(SignalHandler): # Could also be any other plugin type which is initialized early enough.
def set_site(self, site):
super(GermanSlugify, self).set_site(site)

# First determine languages which belong to German locales
self.german_languages = set()
for lang, loc in utils.LocaleBorg.locales.items():
if _needs_german_slugifying_rules(lang, loc):
if len(self.german_languages) > 0:"Using German slugifying rules for the following languages: {0}".format(', '.join(sorted(self.german_languages))))
else:"Not using German slugifying rules.")

# Store old slugify method
self.old_slugify = utils.slugify

# Define new slugify method
def new_slugify(value, lang=None, force=False):
if lang is not None and lang in self.german_languages:
if not isinstance(value, utils.unicode_str):
raise ValueError("Not a unicode object: {0}".format(value))
value = value.replace('ä', 'ae').replace('ö', 'oe').replace('ü', 'ue').replace('ß', 'ss')
value = value.replace('Ä', 'ae').replace('Ö', 'oe').replace('Ü', 'ue')
return self.old_slugify(value, lang=lang, force=force)

# Setting it as utils.slugify
utils.slugify = new_slugify

# Note that we do not replace utils.unslugify as ae,oe,ue,ss cannot
# be substitued by ä,ö,ü,ß in all cases.

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