Changes to default search options

Joel Peshkin bugreport at
Mon Oct 14 23:22:38 UTC 2002

Gervase Markham wrote:

> <snip>
> - 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.
> <snip>

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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