archiva-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From James William Dumay <ja...@atlassian.com>
Subject Re: Search improvements for 1.2
Date Sat, 13 Dec 2008 06:17:32 GMT
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/
>>
>


Mime
View raw message