ioeric added a comment.
In https://reviews.llvm.org/D50517#1194976, @kbobyrev wrote:
> As discussed offline with @ilya-biryukov, the better approach would be to
> prefix match first symbols of each distinct identifier piece instead of
> prefix matching (just looking at the first letter of the identifier) the
> whole identifier.
> - Query: `"u"`
> - Symbols: `"unique_ptr"`, `"user"`, `"super_user"`
> Current implementation would match `"unique_ptr"` and `"user"` only.
> Proposed implementation would match all three symbols, because the second
> piece of `"super_user"` starts with `u`.
I agree that this can be useful sometime, but I suspect it's relatively rare
and might actually compromise ranking quality for the more common use case e.g.
the first character users type is the first character of the expected
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