[Webcom] Front page changes

Cameron Shorter cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Sat Jul 5 17:01:46 EDT 2008

Re Search:
I much prefer site searches which trigger a Google search. Google 
algorithms give more targeted results than the OS versions, and give 
suggestions when you mistype names.

Wolf Bergenheim wrote:
> On 04.07.2008 20:13, Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote:
>> On 4-Jul-08, at 10:03 AM, Wolf Bergenheim wrote:
>>>> 3 - Disable the search function - I don't think it actually works 
>>>> well, unless we don't have it configured right.  (For example 
>>>> "FOSS4G" didn't yield anything related to FOSS4G 2008, and "degree" 
>>>> didn't return anything about the degree application)
>>> Huh? What do you mean? What documents did you get? Documents 
>>> relating to GRASS when you typed FOSS4G? You do of course realize 
>>> that the documents have to be in this Drupal site ;)
>> Hah - yes I realised the documents need to be there :)  As Frank 
>> noted it helps if I spelled terms right too!  I guess in the end I 
>> think that part of the screen real estate could be better used, but 
>> then again I never use the search tool.  Perhaps others use it more 
>> than I think.
> Apparently it is not very much used:
> https://www.osgeo.org/admin/logs/search
> --Wolf

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