contacts: lookup on incoming call

Clemens Kirchgatterer clemens at
Sun Aug 31 13:55:20 CEST 2008

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra <rms at> wrote:

> > 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... .
> Simple matching algorithm: match from right to left to numbers on
> agenda.

but when to stop? the first unique match can still be wrong (a number
actually NOT stored in the phonebook).


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