User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1) Build Identifier: version 1.0.6 (20050716) When reading a message from someone else to myself and others, it looks like Thunderbird tries to match up the other addresses on the "to" line with those in my address book. If they are in my address book, then it just shows me the recipient's name, as well as a tooltip the actual email address, rather than the whole thing. This is a nice feature, since it makes the "to" list more readable. The problem I am having with this is that the matching to the address book is apparently case-sensitive. So if I have "firstname.lastname@example.org" in my address book, but someone sends a message to "John@Company.Com" (as well as myself), then it's NOT matched up. Furthermore, I am prompted to add "John" to my address book, which then gives me two separate entries with the SAME ADDRESS (different only in upper/lower case). I would like to see the address book matching done in a case-INsensitive manner, so that more addresses are resolved, and I don't end up with duplicate Address Book entries. Aside: even when the address *is* matched, I am still offered the option "Add to Address Book..." when clicking on a resolved email address. Shouldn't this be more along the lines of "View in Address Book", to indicate that the address already exists, and that I don't need to add it again? As it is, there's no way for me to know which ones I should add and which ones I should not. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. add JDOE@company.com to your address book. Use name "John Doe". 2. Send a message to yourself as well as email@example.com Actual Results: Read the message and notice that it does not say "John Doe" in the "to" line, but rather shows the email address Expected Results: Should see the name from the Address Book, since "JDOE@company.com" is there, and this email was to "firstname.lastname@example.org" Also, i am prompted to add this address to my address book, when in fact it is already there.
(In reply to comment #0) > I would like to see the address book matching done in a case-INsensitive > manner, so that more addresses are resolved, and I don't end up with duplicate > Address Book entries. Duplicate of bug 305499 -> Core bug 129393? > Aside: even when the address *is* matched, I am still offered the option "Add > to Address Book..." when clicking on a resolved email address. Related to Suite bug 131571?
Yes, these are both dups, it seems. Sorry, I *did* search for dup on the first one, but somehow did not turn this one up. The "aside" one, you are right -- it's covered in the referenced bug. Thanks again. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 129393 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
To the best of my knowledge this bug still exists in the main code. To get it fixed please go to bug 129393 and click the vote button to raise its level of importance.
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