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From Gagan Juneja <gagandeepjun...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: PHP-Reference-Gateway | Query
Date Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:58:14 GMT
I completely agree with you. This was the case with me I forgot the
experiment name and was not able to search..


Regards,
Gagan


On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 6:32 PM, Miller, Mark <mmiller@sdsc.edu> wrote:

>  As a user, I like the null string option and that behavior for when I
> cant remember exactly what the name of something I am looking for is.
>
> It’s not tidy, but it keeps me from having to pull out something else and
> look for it, if I recognize it when I see it.
>
> So I see a big plus to this personally, as a user. If I have too many
> files, I use a wild card to make the list smaller.
>
>
>
> I think having both, the former for disorganized users like me, and the
> latter “browse” for those who are more orderly.
>
>
>
> Just my 2c
>
>
>
> Mark
>
>
>
> *From:* Reagan, David Michael [mailto:dmreagan@iu.edu]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, June 04, 2014 1:45 PM
> *To:* dev@airavata.apache.org
> *Subject:* RE: PHP-Reference-Gateway | Query
>
>
>
> Hi, Gagan. I’m not sure how the API handles a null search query, but I
> purposefully chose to make the field mandatory in the gateway. Maybe it’s
> just me, but I find it strange that it would return everything when you
> search for nothing.
>
>
>
> If it behaved as you describe, the page would list all of the
> experiments/projects owned by that user. Presently, that functionality is
> performed by the Browse page. Perhaps it would make sense to eliminate the
> Browse page, and just use search for everything. I would be OK with that,
> but I would advocate for the user having to enter a wildcard character like
> ‘*’ instead of accepting an empty string.
>
>
>
> Dave
>
>
>
> *From:* Gagan Juneja [mailto:gagandeepjuneja@gmail.com
> <gagandeepjuneja@gmail.com>]
> *Sent:* Monday, June 02, 2014 1:41 PM
> *To:* dev@airavata.apache.org
> *Subject:* PHP-Reference-Gateway | Query
>
>
>
> Hi Team,
>
> I am playing with the PHP version deployed of Airavata API (
> http://gw120.iu.xsede.org/PHP-Reference-Gateway/search_projects.php).
> While doing search for an experiment or a project the search keyword (based
> on the criteria I selected) is mandatory field. Which In my opinion should
> not be mandatory and should return all possible results for that category.
>
>
>
> Is there any specific reason behind making this field mandatory?
>
>
>
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Gagan
>

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