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case-sensitivity of Keywords

Richard Durbin rd at sanger.ac.uk
Mon Apr 17 03:23:13 EST 2000


> Is it possible to make the ?Keyword class non-Case-Sensitive?  It appears
> to be a System class and not controlled by wspec/options.wrm.  I don't
> see any way to turn the case-sensitivity off.  (in ace4_7m or 4_8c)
> - Dave

I can see the point here, but I can't advise making this change except
protected by #ifdef ACEDB5 (i.e. only for the next major version),
because otherwise all existing databases with case-dependent keywords
would be in a confused state.

Does anyone remember why we made this case sensitive?

Richard







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