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Slacker voice search and apostrophes

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by dlmorgan999, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. dlmorgan999

    dlmorgan999 Member

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    It took me a while to figure out what was going on, but I've discovered that if you do a voice search on Slacker for a song title that contains an apostrophe, you never get any results back (to state this more clearly, you get no results of any kind back). The voice recognition correctly interprets what you were asking for, but the Slacker search does not.

    I've had this happen three or four times on different songs. In all cases, when I manually entered the desired song title in the search box without including the apostrophe, the results included the desired song with the apostrophe in the name.

    I don't know if this is an issue with the Slacker API, or the way that Tesla is calling it, but this is a very typical situation when dealing with databases, and the fix is very simple.

    I'm guessing the answer to this question is no, but is there any formal way for us to report bugs like this to Tesla? Or does ownership pass on comments like this? Has anyone else experienced this?
     
  2. Todd Burch

    Todd Burch Electron Pilot

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    For now, there's no way for users to report bugs, unfortunately. Your only option is to report it to Tesla ownership. They are supposed to pass it on to the developer/engineering team.
     
  3. efusco

    efusco Moderator - Model S & X forums

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    Had a teen in the car tonight and she likes "One Dimension" so I tried to demo the voice search for that. It came up "1 Dimension" without any hits for "One Dimension"
     
  4. SuperCoug

    SuperCoug Model S Res #7734

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    Pretty sure she wanted you to look up One Direction, not One Dimension. :redface:
     
  5. brianman

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    @SuperCoug - You can imagine how broken up Evan was about not hearing the music.
     
  6. efusco

    efusco Moderator - Model S & X forums

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    Oye! Just as well....can't stand bubblegum crap.


    Evan, Via Tapatalk
     
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    That's funny! Consider yourself lucky! Once my 13 year old daughter gets in my car, I completely lose control of all music played. It's torture!
     
  8. spatterso911

    spatterso911 MSP#7577 **--** MX#1891

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    Well, Evan, I guess this proves without a doubt that you aren't a One Direction fan... :scared:
     
  9. pgiralt

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    I'm happy to report that this problem is *finally* fixed in 5.9 (1.51.96). Not sure if it was .96 that fixed it or if other 5.9 releases have the fix, but you can finally search for Don't Stop Believin' and get results back from Slacker!
     
  10. dlmorgan999

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    That's exciting news. I currently have 1.51.94 and I still see the issue. Hopefully I will get that version soon.
     
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    Good to know! I'm still struggling with a few searches. It doesn't seem very good at finding band names like U2 even when I try to say uhtoo or ootoo.
     
  12. FlasherZ

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    I can confirm that at least .88 still exhibited the behavior, perhaps .94 as well. Good to hear!
     
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    Thanks for the confirmation. I was pretty sure it was still an issue when I was on .94, but wasn't positive.
     
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    This is broken again in the 5.11 release :-(
     
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    Still broken in the latest 5.11 release I got today - 1.59.56
     
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    And still broken in 6.0 (1.65.15) :-( Can't believe they had fixed this for one minor release of 5.9 and it's been broken again ever since 5.11.
     
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    Still can't believe this is still broken when it was fixed for a couple of releases! This bug is one of the more annoying ones that I keep running into. As of 6.0 (1.67.125) the bug is still present.
     
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    Not sure exactly when this finally got fixed, but I did a search yesterday and noticed that 6.1(2.2.115) has the fix! Let's hope it's here to stay.
     

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