Case Sensitivity

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(CMMS) Tips – Case Sensitivity

In time, it is expected that the decision to use upper case characters versus lower case characters will have as much significance as “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?”


The fact of the matter is today’s technology doesn’t care!


A well-written application can easily differentiate between upper and lower case characters. When in doubt, especially for the primary or key fields, convert all characters to upper case. An older application or dated programming language may be more restrictive. TRO is well-versed in this never-ending debate and is eager to step into the ring to defend either strategy, depending on which is best for your particular situation. When in doubt, ask and we will explain our reasoning.


A or a; B or b; C or c; … ; it doesn’t really matter! Achieve accurate data search results with the help of TRO Solutions.