[MlMt] Recent 1.14 Test Build 5903 and Contacts integration

Henry Seiden info at techworkspro.com
Mon Jul 11 10:15:11 EDT 2022

Confirmed that this same process described previously in Mail doesn’t 
yield the same results. So the effect of changing contacts’ setting 
(to Company sorting) doesn’t affect operation the same way, FWIW.


Henry Seiden
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Techworks Pro Co.
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On 11 Jul 2022, at 7:33, Henry Seiden wrote:

> Hi Benny,
> I have noticed in prior test builds that there is a problem with 
> extracting email information into M-M for an email address in 
> MailMate’s Composer, To:, CC:, BCC: headers, of those Contact 
> entries sorted by Company. Just got and tried r5903.
> Here’s an example:
> 1. A contact record is sorted by Company (the checkbox selected). 
> There is also a Name and a Company in the entry.
> 2. In MailMate, in Composer you enter that name information to attempt 
> to pull in the email of an addressee. Nothing is found. However, if 
> you instead enter the Company Name, then all entries with that Company 
> Name are found. Moreover the Company Name is treated as person’s 
> name and the last part of the Company name is parsed first.
> 3. When the box is checked, typing in MailMate finds occurrences of 
> Freron and MailMate. Attaching the contact card in question so you can 
> see the issue and possibly duplicate it.
> 4. If the contact card has no Company (first) checkbox entry, then the 
> name is found and the email address  will be found. And the email 
> heard is properly populated and shown as above, “Name” <email 
> address> with a dropdown to select from the emails in the contact.
> 5. If the Company first box is NOT checked, MailMate will find the 
> entry and populate the email address either way (company or name).
> So, is this the Apple bug in Contacts that you referred to in your 
> notes about r5903? If so, then it’s still the same result in this 
> build as it was before. If not, then I think this is a bug of a 
> different sort, relating to searching within MailMate for an email 
> contact address with the Company sorting checked in the entry. In my 
> view the sorting of the view should have nothing to do with the data 
> found. Please advise.
> Respectfully,
> Henry Seiden
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> Techworks Pro Co.
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