"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Sat Oct 21 17:47:01 CEST 2006
Ka-Ping Yee schrieb:
> I don't want to hurt anyone's feelings, but i think the site could
> really use improved search and navigation. It used to have a search
> form that was (in my opinion) broken enough to be misleading, and now
> the search form appears to be gone. The Google-based form feels like
> a stopgap measure rather than a proper search.
Unfortunately, it appears that people disagree about the value of that
specific search form: some say that bringing it back as-is would be
an improvement over the status quo, you seem to be saying that it
would make things worse.
In any case, that's "just" code. Contributions are welcome. I hope
nobody seriously considers writing a package registry/repository
from scratch just because the current one doesn't have a good
search feature. Instead, people willing to contribute should just
> Right now, the site doesn't provide an obvious, direct way to get
> to a package *even if you know the exact name of the package*.
As people pointed out on the SIG list: sure it does. If you
know the package name is "ctypes", you enter into your browser
(I know this works because I implemented it)
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