[gobolinux-users] Web based recipe browser
hisham.hm at gmail.com
Mon Mar 26 19:36:48 UTC 2007
On 3/26/07, mpb <mpb.mail at gmail.com> wrote:
> (Regarding http://gobo.dreamhosters.com/recipes/ )
> > > * Sort by name or by date
> On 3/26/07, Hisham Muhammad <hisham.hm at gmail.com> wrote:
> > How do I change sort order?
> On reflection I decided that choosing the sort order was unnecessary,
> so I removed that functionality as follows in order to streamline the
> When you search, results are in alphabetical order, showing you only
> the latest version of each recipe.
> When you click on a recipe name, you sell all the versions of that
> recipe, in chronological order.
> > Looks very nice. I wonder what would be the best way to integrate this
> > in the gobolinux.org website, so it takes over the place of the
> > current recipe viewer. The simplest would be to just make the "chef
> > hat" icon point to your URL, but I suppose integrating in the website
> > would be better.
> I'm willing to donate the code. But it probably needs to be tweaked a
> bit to be easier to embed elsewhere. I also have some features that I
> want to add.
> * Search descriptions
> * Given a file name, determine which package it came from
> * Other minor bug fixes
Cool. When you feel like it, you can contact me offlist and we'll work
into embedding it in the main page.
> > I think the only feature the current one has that yours doesn't yet is
> > searching versions.
> Can you give me an example of why this is useful? I have not felt a
> need for it.
I believe I had things like GTK+ 1 vs 2 in mind when I did that, and
sometimes typing a specific version to see if it exists is quicker
than scanning visually a long list. Also, at one point I tried typing
"freetype 2" in your search field and got no results. But it's no big
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