Laying QuickSearch to rest

Gervase Markham gerv at
Mon Feb 9 23:53:10 UTC 2004


How would you feel if we quietly sent QuickSearch off to be with its 

Now we have a more usable query.cgi, and Myk's full text searching 
stuff, it seems much less necessary. It's always been a bit of a hack, 
having arcane syntax, requiring JavaScript, not being very well 
integrated, and all that sort of thing.

The person who wrote it, Andreas Franke, hasn't been around for a while, 
and it hasn't really been maintained.

(This thought occurred to me as I was about to convert the quicksearch 
HTML pages to page.cgi pages.)


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