[mythtv-users] 0.22 upgrade makes people searches case-sensitive

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Nov 21 04:56:29 UTC 2009

On 11/20/2009 11:23 PM, f-myth-users at media.mit.edu wrote:
>     > Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 22:33:01 -0500
>     > From: "Michael T. Dean" <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>
>     > On 11/20/2009 09:53 PM, f-myth-users at media.mit.edu wrote:
>     > > Is there some easy way for users to figure out which elements of
>     > > Myth's UI are case-sensitive, and which aren't?  For example, are
>     > > -all- other 0.22 DB columns case-sensitive?  (Then there's the
>     > > issue of command-line options, of course.)
>     > See the changeset I linked which lists all of them.
> ...so to be clearer:  Are there any places where a user might sensibly
> type in a random-case string (e.g., in a power search or the like)
> where case-sensitivity might cause a match failure, and are those
> places (if any) documented somewhere that users are likely to find
> them?

Not really.

>   Nobody's going to just randomly find that changeset.
> (Looking at that changeset doesn't immediately make me think that
> case-sensitivity is going to be a problem, but I probably wouldn't
> notice it from a cursory scan.)

Yeah, it only really has a direct effect on the user for keyword and 
people searches.


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