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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: search widget
Date Tue, 26 Mar 2002 17:57:24 GMT
Bill Moseley wrote:
> At 01:28 AM 03/27/02 +0800, Stas Bekman wrote:
>>I'm trying hard to keep the skeleton as less cluttered as possible.
>>Every box and every element you add you make the page more confusing,
>>especially for those who aren't used to the site yet.
>>Therefore I'm +1 on having just the seach box and submit button, 
>>searching the current context. This will always lead you to the advanced 
>>If you really want to have this/all checkboxes, how about using symbolic 
>>images? one depicting a part of a whole and another depicting a whole?
> I'm still +1 for allan's mock-up of the search box.  It seemed the right
> size, so it fit with the other boxes on the left side, and the wording was
> very clear, where someone might need to think about what the images mean.
> I also find the amount of white space pleasing to look at.
> I also think it's great to be able to select how to search, and have that
> the same on every page -- it lets me do a wider search if needed.  Kind of
> like a free-form hyper link ("what else can I read about "foo" on the
> mod_perl site?").
> Can we try Allan's design and then trim or replace with images it if needed?
> It may be that I like Allan's design most just because I've seen it.

sure, let's try it that way.

Stas Bekman            JAm_pH ------> Just Another mod_perl Hacker     mod_perl Guide --->

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