A non-null value in criteria[n] matches any field value that begins with criteria[n]. (For example, "Fred" matches "Fred" or "Freddy".)
Should we trim() the criteria in the find method? Otherwise " Fred " would not match either "Fred" of "Freddy"
posted 8 years ago
The requirements are not clear with respect to trimming the criteria, so I guess you should just do what feels right to you. In my implementation I chose not to trim the criteria, because that might yield unwanted results for the user, consider the following case: