Originally Posted by chaley
I tend toward copying the underlying search string in order to avoid future mysteries if the saved search is changed or deleted, but can be easily convinced to do it the other way. Thoughts?
I'd suggest copying the string to preserve the principle of least surprise. Changing something in one part of calibre shouldn't change or break things in a seemingly unconnected part. Also, you want to change the search and VL separately. e.g. start a VL with a saved search then tweak it.