Neither does XFES.
Searching for "tete" doesn't return this post: http://xenforo.com/community/threads/test.50685/
It may be possible to implement language...
This is known as stemming and isn't available in the default search.
To get stemming you need to use the XFES (XenForo Enhanced Search) add-on - although I'm unsure if it supports French, so it may be worth asking in the ES support forum.
...for "car" it doesn't match the word "cars". Also, in french we obviously use many accents, and the search does not match "tête" if you look for "tete" (or the other way around)
Is there a way to
- index only unaccentuated chars in the search DB, and "unaccent" what's entered in the search...
This conclusion is not correct. ;-)
The default language stemming in XFES is English. If you change it to "French" and rebuild your index it would do exactly what you look for. And it is possible to change the stemmer. We have a forum where we have successfully changed it to "German" which has...
We should brainstorm it a bit see if anything pops out...
Talk, Chat, tete-a-tete (or really a tete-a-tete-a-tete ~), dialogue (or log for short), confabulation (confab anyone?)
subject, issue, matter, affair
For the non-admin part, I would use terminology that french people understand and use.. I know it is not allways politically 100% correct. But I hate some french forums where i have to lookup words (and I am french!!!) because I don't know what they mean. There are some french...
Yes I understand ... I try to translate without losing the meaning as well.
As per the example of node, it is a technical terminology that Kiev & Mike used ... so we have 3 options :
1. leave it as is : node
2. introduce a new terminology
3. translate word for word
but then again we can always...