Changes to default search options
bugreport at peshkin.net
Mon Oct 14 23:22:38 UTC 2002
Gervase Markham wrote:
> - Default email searches to "exact match"
> Exact match searches are far less resource-intensive, and evidence
> from the logs shows that people are typing in full email addresses
> and doing substring searches, which is silly. If we default to exact,
> and they type in a substring and search, they get Zarro, quickly,
> and adjust their parameters. Better that than the other way round.
Perhaps the system should first search for users matching the string and
then do the bug search for userid IN (list).
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