[PATCH 25/46] filters: Rewrite the submitter autocompletion code

Peter Maydell peter.maydell at linaro.org
Tue Aug 25 01:16:36 AEST 2015

On 24 August 2015 at 16:00, Damien Lespiau <damien.lespiau at intel.com> wrote:
> Oh well, that's two people already. I guess I'll see what I can do to
> preserve this behaviour.
> I still think that's really the widget being broken and maybe even a
> case of https://xkcd.com/1172/ :). It's true that having to wait for the
> suggestions can be annoying and the free search would "solve" that part.
> The rest like "extra results that are nothing to do with what I typed"
> are plain bugs though! We shouldn't keep existing behaviours just
> because they allow to work around bugs.

I agree mostly, but I'd prefer to see the bugs fixed first and then
the workarounds removed, rather than the other order :-)

Also, even with good autocomplete, "type surname and hit return"
is always going to be faster than "type surname, select correct
answer from autocomplete, click button".

-- PMM

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