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From David Van Couvering <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: [doc] More quality improvements to the documentation
Date Tue, 26 Jul 2005 20:44:06 GMT
Great, thanks, Jeff, I wasn't aware that you could search the docs with 
this.  We should maybe make this more visible on the docs page?

David

Jeff Levitt wrote:

>--- David Van Couvering <David.Vancouvering@Sun.COM>
>wrote:
>
>  
>
>>Great work, Jeff, and great ideas.  Thanks for doing
>>the research on 
>>adding user comments.  I think this is a very
>>valuable feature so it 
>>would be really good if we could figure this out. 
>>Let me know if there 
>>is any way I can help.
>>
>>I also think the indexing is key to
>>"maneuverability" in our docs, a 
>>common complaint I have heard about from new users:
>>how do I find the 
>>documentation for what I'm trying to do?  Full text
>>search would of 
>>course be great...
>>
>>David
>>    
>>
>
>Thanks David.
>
>Technically, we do have search capability in the form
>of the google search field in the upper right of the
>web site pages, for example, on the main manuals page:
>
>http://incubator.apache.org/derby/manuals/index.html
>
>I typed "CREATE TABLE" into that field and got the
>CREATE TABLE topic as the top result.  You just have
>to be careful in your searches that you dont go to a
>URL for the older 10.0 docs.  The ones you want look
>like this:
>incubator.apache.org/derby/docs/*
>
>wheras the older docs have this URL format:
>incubator.apache.org/derby/manuals/*
>
>So yes, we need indexing, but if you are looking for a
>way to search the docs in the meantime, you can try
>using that search.
>  
>

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