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From Brett Porter <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Search improvements for 1.2
Date Mon, 15 Dec 2008 05:19:50 GMT
Looks good to me too. Is it trunk ready already?

On 15/12/2008, at 9:08 AM, Maria Odea Ching wrote:

> 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/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>
>
> -- 
> Maria Odea Ching
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--
Brett Porter
brett@apache.org
http://blogs.exist.com/bporter/


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