These are from the daily index for 5/24/19:
and several others on that page:
The above three are all from the same transcriber; but I see it all the time from lots of different users.
Could someone at BG consider doing a regular clean-up of such obvious errors?
i.e. leading/trailing spaces on First/Last names?
It doesn't affect the search engines, but it CAN affect certain sorting functionality.
Depending on the database design, this could be a very quick, once-a-month, take-it-offline-for-2-minutes-and-run-a-SQL-query maintenance task.