Laying QuickSearch to rest

Gervase Markham gerv at
Mon Feb 16 22:29:04 UTC 2004

Andreas Franke wrote:
> Gerv wrote:
>>So we move a fulltext search box to the front page, 
>>and work on extending it with other QuickSearch-like 
>>syntax. In the mean time, we leave QuickSearch where 
>>it is until that's done. Sound good?
> Is "leave QuickSearch where it is" supposed to mean
> "do not touch its source code", or "leave it at the 
> same place in the CVS tree"?

I meant in the same place in the CVS tree (as opposed to, for example, 
turning it into a page.cgi page like the other static HTML pages.)

> Ok, I see my fault now.  Please forgive me.  
> Will try to be more careful with future milk.

Er... in the analogy used, it was us who spilt the milk, not you...

> PS: Fulltext search rocks.  And the User friendly query 
> pages with dynamic help text on mouseover are simply cool.
> And it looks like this is just the tip of the iceberg... :-)

Well, it's architected so that anyone can add help text to any other 
page very easily... the bug entry page is the obvious next one.


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