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case-sensitive searching

Dave Matthews matthews at GREENGENES.CIT.CORNELL.EDU
Mon Apr 26 22:12:22 EST 1999


Here ?Allele is defined as -CaseSensitive in options.wrm.

acedb> find allele adh*
acedb> list
 adh1
 Adh1
 adh2
 Adh2
 adh3
 Adh3
acedb> is adh1
acedb> list
 adh1
 Adh1
acedb> find allele adh1
acedb> list
 Adh1
acedb> find allele "adh1"
acedb> list
 Adh1

None of the adh1 answers are correct.  This is causing us a good deal of
derision from communities who've been relying on case distinctions between 
allele names for decades.  Is there a fix for this?  Does AQL handle it?

- Dave




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