Online contact editor doesn't allow clearing name fields

Bug #580745 reported by Anatox on 2010-05-14
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ubuntu One Servers
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

If you edit a contact using https://one.ubuntu.com/contacts/ and try to clear any of the name fields (first, last, middle names, title, suffix), it will be reverted to its original value after submit. All other changes are accepted.
An example: I have a contact with Mr (title) John (first name) Smith (last name). Then I change last name to "Black" and clear the "title" field then click "Save". What I expect is new name to be "John Black" but actually it results in "Mr John Black".

Anatox (neon-nv) on 2010-05-14
affects: bindwood → ubuntuone-servers
Martin Albisetti (beuno) on 2010-05-14
Changed in ubuntuone-servers:
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → High
assignee: nobody → Ubuntu One Desktop+ team (ubuntuone-desktop+)
Nicola Larosa (teknico) on 2010-05-16
tags: added: contacts webui
Changed in ubuntuone-servers:
assignee: Ubuntu One Desktop+ team (ubuntuone-desktop+) → Nicola Larosa (teknico)
Martin Albisetti (beuno) on 2010-07-20
Changed in ubuntuone-servers:
importance: High → Medium
assignee: Nicola Larosa (teknico) → Ubuntu One web team (ubuntuone-web)
Julien Funk (jaboing) on 2013-01-25
tags: added: u1-contacts
removed: contacts

same here. cannot unset a name field after accidently having set that field's value to something wrong.

Curtis Hovey (sinzui) on 2014-11-12
Changed in ubuntuone-servers:
assignee: Registry Administrators (registry) → nobody
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