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From "Maria Odea Ching" <och...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Search improvements for 1.2
Date Sun, 14 Dec 2008 22:08:51 GMT
Looking good James :) I especially like the new version(s) link..

Thanks for all the work you're putting on this! :)

-Deng

On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 2:17 PM, James William Dumay <james@atlassian.com>wrote:

> Hey guys,
> I thought the versions could do with a come back:
>
>
> http://skitch.com/jdumay/6cqs/archiva-search-w-no-duplicates-and-full-version-list
>
> What do you think? :)
>
> James
>
>
>
> On 13/12/2008, at 4:46 PM, James William Dumay wrote:
>
>  Hey guys,
>> I've done some more work this weekend on the search results.
>>
>>
>> http://skitch.com/jdumay/6cc2/archiva-search-results-w-no-duplicates-repository-id-or-versions-displayed
>>
>> So far:
>> * There are no duplicate entries.
>> * I've removed the link to the repository the result was from (otherwise
>> we might have two copies of "commons-lang" appearing in the results but from
>> different repositories. IMO, this information can be found on the artifact
>> info page).
>> * Removed the versions available.
>> * Clicking on the artifact link now takes you to browse the versions.
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
>> James
>>
>>
>> On 05/12/2008, at 5:39 PM, Brett Porter wrote:
>>
>>  I visited James today and we came up with this list of things to fix a
>>> bit more urgently (I'll be putting them in JIRA later).
>>>
>>> Already changed:
>>> * remove dependencies/filecontent from the quick search - must not search
>>> for dependencies on commons-lang
>>> * change the default search to AND instead of OR
>>>
>>> Still to look at:
>>>  - [ ] improve the search results page
>>>      - [ ] remove metadata files
>>>      - [ ] merge versions in search results
>>>      - [ ] for snapshots, just show SNAPSHOT, not timestamps
>>>      - [ ] show hits in the results (this may not be possible or needed
>>> with better results, however)
>>>
>>>  - [ ] existing JIRA complaints
>>>      - [ ] MRM-732 (tokenizing)
>>>      - [ ] MRM-495 (weighting)
>>>      - [ ] MRM-609 (windows bug - may be fixed)
>>>      - [ ] MRM-933 (hit count, pagination completely busted)
>>>
>>>  - [ ] advanced search
>>>      - [ ] improve appearance and flexibility, maybe change to "add term"
>>> buttons on the default search
>>>      - [ ] class/package search is still flaky
>>>          - [ ] might be the analyzer rules, etc. for splitting on '.'
>>>
>>> - [ ] browse improvements
>>>  - [ ] artifact version list should show basic shared project information
>>> rather than having to drill into one version
>>>  - [ ] snapshot should go to a page that shows a list of versions
>>>        (go to latest, but list previous snapshots)
>>>
>>> Thoughts?
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Brett
>>>
>>> On 14/11/2008, at 11:40 AM, James William Dumay wrote:
>>>
>>>  Hey guys,
>>>> As mentioned on IRC we all agreed that our search feature is a little
>>>> suboptimal.
>>>>
>>>> I would like to propose the following improvements:
>>>> * Search should be more like mvnrepository.com (showing codebase growth
>>>> etc).
>>>> * We should figure out a way of using up stream repository indexes to
>>>> improve search results.
>>>> * Advanced search needs a good rethink - we should probably use a filter
>>>> approach so that you could do bytecode: search results that include free
>>>> text search.
>>>> * UI improvements so that the user experience feels more intuitive.
>>>>
>>>> Discuss!
>>>>
>>>> James
>>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Brett Porter
>>> brett@apache.org
>>> http://blogs.exist.com/bporter/
>>>
>>>
>>
>


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