contacts: lookup on incoming call
mokowatch at projektenterprises.com
Fri Aug 29 16:44:33 CEST 2008
On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 7:40 AM, Dale Maggee <antisol at internode.on.net>wrote:
> Tom Yates wrote:
> > using ASU (specifically, 20080826-asu-stable-uImage.bin and
> > 20080827-asu-stable-rootfs.jffs2) i have a contacts database full of
> > friends, imported via vcard, in which almost all the phone numbers are in
> > internationally-qualified form (eg fred friend, +44 7971 123456). that
> > way, i can dial them whatever country i happen to be in.
> > but when i'm in the UK, and a UK call comes in, it shows up as just
> > a local number (eg 07971 123456).
> > these two numbers are functionally the same, but the contacts-lookup that
> > happens won't identify the caller as fred friend unless i edit the
> > contacts entry to say 07971... rather than +447971... .
> > a) do other people find this also?
> > b) does this qualify as a bug?
> > c) if so, is it a qtopia bug, and therefore (if i follow the discussion
> > aright) not something that should be entered into the openmoko bug
> > tracker?
> a) yes, I see the same thing. My workaround: Add the number in both
> formats to the contact (although this isn't strictly neccessary, because
> in AU on the vodafone network numbers seem to appear in the
> international format, so if the number is in the contact in the
> international format it generally works)
> b) I'd call it a bug, or maybe a "feature"...
> c) not exclusive to qtopia (I'm using 2007.2), but I suspect that it's a
> bug/feature common to more than one set of dialer / messaging / contacts
> programs, although I may be wrong.
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>b) I'd call it a bug, or maybe a "feature"...
By calling it a feature I feel compelled to ask, are you a Microsoft
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