Laying QuickSearch to rest

Myk Melez myk at
Tue Feb 10 00:58:35 UTC 2004

Joel Peshkin wrote:

> Gervase Markham wrote:
>> Gentlemen,
>> How would you feel if we quietly sent QuickSearch off to be with its 
>> forefathers?
> How about keeping a box on the welcome page that seraches only the 
> summary?

Or a full-text search form, which is basically what we want in a "quick 
search" feature (i.e. a summary/comment search for the most relevant 
bugs).  Note that both options break bug finding by ID and the syntax 
for specifying other criteria like product/component and status.

I'm OK with that, since bug finding by ID can now be done with the form 
in the page footer, and the criteria syntax is too arcane to be popular, 
but down the road we should extend full-text searches with a more 
intuitive criteria syntax, f.e.:



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