Re: [dcdev] adc
Fredrik Tolf
2004-01-23 4:17
Direct Connect developers

[email protected] writes:
> At 04:04 AM 1/23/2004 +0100, you wrote:
> >In just what way would that be? If you are referring to the fact that
> >a specially crafted regex can take time to execute, then that issue
> >has already been covered in previous mails.
> > Inadequately; nondeterministic search behaviour is ultimately > counterproductive.

What exactly do you think the flaw is?

> >I think not, since Lindows, and other GNU/Linux distributions, are
> >case-sensitive, and thus their users will already often be accustomed
> >to such behavior.
> > In a filesharing client? None of Gnutella, Kazaa, Napster, nor the current > DC have trained them to expect such case-sensitivity, nor do the top few > web search engines implement it.

Quote myself in that very same reply:

In any case, though, that was a bad example to begin with, since
noone wants DC searches to be case-sensitive, whatever O/S they come

Fredrik Tolf

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