Directory lookups by lastname should be lastname<comma> <space>firstname 
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: David Hablewitz15116 24 Apr 2010
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The address dialog displays names in the Domino directory as Lastname<space><comma><space>firstname.  That extra little space between the lastname and the comma might seem trivial, but it doesn't make sense to users when searching and it drives me nuts.  Can we just lose the extra space before the comma?
This isn't a big deal, but, like speling errers, it's annoying.  Is it just me?  There's no sitting on the fence for this one.  Either you're fer it or agin it.  Can I get some votes on this?

1) Vlad Sh10679 (24 Apr 2010)
An extra comma there. By the standards of post-Soviet countries, no commas should not be, this is nonsense.
2) David Hablewitz15116 (25 Apr 2010)
Very interesting. In the U.S., we typically use either the format of Firstname<space>Lastname or Lastname<comma><space>Firstname and capitalizes the first letter of each name. Without the comma, you wouldn't know which format was being used, so you wouldn't know which was the firstname and which was the lastname.

I know that France typically writes the lastname in ALL CAPITALS.

Nice to get a world perspective on this. Maybe you should post an idea to Internationalize the views to provide alternatives that are commonly used in other countries.
3) Vlad Sh10679 (26 Apr 2010)
I followed your advice and created the idea { Link }
Thank you!
4) Oliver Regelmann6412 (30 Apr 2010)
Looks more like a bug to me than an idea.
5) Darren Duke3521 (18 May 2010)
Why not both ways?


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