[sylpheed:33644] Re: Address book question...

Hiroyuki Yamamoto hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp
Wed Feb 10 11:48:41 JST 2010


On Tue, 9 Feb 2010 13:31:55 -0500
Bruce Bowler <bbowler at bigelow.org> wrote:

> I'm having trouble deducing some logic related to the address book,
> no I haven't looked at the code.
> I have 2 entries in my address book.  One for "David D" and one for
> "David F".
> When I look in the address book, they are in alphabetical order, ie
> David D comes before David F, but if I put dav into the "to" field
> while composing a message, when I hit tab, they come out in the other
> order, David F first, then David D, which makes no sense to me.
> If I just type a D followed by a tab, all of the entries in my
> address book that could match appear, but the order is, as near as I
> can tell, random (but the same apparent randomness each time, I
> think).
> Is this intentional? (I hope not), Can it be made "logical"? (I hope
> so)

It is actually displayed by the internal record order of address book
(see ~/.sylpheed-2.0/addrbook-xxxxxx.xml). I agree that it should be
sorted somehow.

Hiroyuki Yamamoto <hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp>

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