[MlMt] smart mailbox recipient filters are case sensitive: should they be?
esharakan at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 14:05:23 EDT 2020
Agreed. In fact, further down on that same page is this advice:
The principle of KISS suggests that our systems use case
Whereas the Robustness principle suggests that we accept case
- Store emails with case sensitivity
- Send emails with case sensitivity
- Perform internal searches with case insensitivity
On 5 Jun 2020, at 13:50, Fabian Blechschmidt wrote:
> Hey Eric,
> unfortunately is the local-part (before the @) technically case
> The sentence I like the best is:
>> In short, you are safe to treat email addresses as case-insensitive.
> It is up to Benny, but at least I agree and think this is a bug which
> should be fixed 😅
> On 5 Jun 2020, at 19:45, Eric Sharakan wrote:
>> Hi, I have several smart mailboxes with a condition of "To Contains
>> sharakan". Someone just sent me an email with my last name
>> capitalized, and the condition wasn't satisfied.
>> Since email addresses are case-insensitive, shouldn't the filters
>> also be?
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