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RE: I18N-ISSUE-65: find() method case sensitivity [Contacts API]

From: Josh Soref <jsoref@rim.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Jul 2011 13:28:08 -0400
To: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
CC: "public-device-apis@w3.org" <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-ID: <6A252AE18765C3468EF06946F24F0B571FFC47D21B@XCH102CNC.rim.net>
Dom wrote: 
> Actually, I'm not sure that it should; the search parameter of the
> find() method is defined to be used as a hint that the user agent can
> use to pre-filter the list of contacts to the user.

I'm quite happy with this behavior.

> It is so much of a hint that the user agent could choose to ignore it
> if it can't make use of it (e.g. due to implementation restrictions), or
> it determines that it wouldn't make sense, etc.

I'm quite happy with this behavior.

> As such defining in any level of details processing rules for this
> search would seem to be a waste of effort.


> FWIW, there used to be defined search processing rules, but we scraped
> them in light of this behavior.

I'm glad to see that was the chosen path.

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