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Case Sensitive Super Search

by rir (Vicar)
on Oct 26, 2002 at 22:54 UTC ( #208289=monkdiscuss: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

It would be nice to be able to search with case sensitivity. Perl is a case-sensitive language.

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Re: Case Sensitive Super Search
by @rocks (Scribe) on Oct 27, 2002 at 01:24 UTC
    your right rir we need to have the search engine case sensitive. I have no control over this sites contents. So I propose that to get your problem heard by someone who can fix it you should pentition the friar(s) or talk to a saint.

    -@rocks

      That sort of petition/request is exactly what Perl Monks Discussion is for, actually.

      Makeshifts last the longest.

      Maybe you meant gods (the listing of the Big Dogs) and pmdev (the guys who do the most around here), instead of the initiate friar or the initiate saint. Maybe. :)
        yes, you are right I meant gods and frair is really inferior to actually changing the site.

        -@rocks

(tye)Re: Case Sensitive Super Search
by tye (Cardinal) on Oct 27, 2002 at 20:41 UTC

    That is a pretty unconvincing argument. I think you'll have better luck getting a new feature added if you take more that 10 seconds composing your request. You could at least have mentioned that you were frustrated trying to super search on "DEFINED". Though, I just would have told you to super search on "sub defined;tie" with a separator of ";".

            - tye (but my friends call me "Tye")
      Thanks for adding to my knowledge regarding DEFINED.

      I wasn't making a request or argument. I was providing a data point: Here is one who would have found case insensitivity useful.

      I appreciate the site. I am willing to give feedback since it is invited. But I don't presume to know enough1 about web serving or search engines to make an argument for having such a feature added.

      Thanks, let me know if/when I may call you Tye.


      1  "Not knowing enough" sounds better than the equally true "not knowing anything". Vanity.

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