[KPhotoAlbum] Idea for quick search feature

Jan Kundrát jkt at gentoo.org
Thu Apr 26 00:45:26 BST 2007

Shawn Willden wrote:
>> OTOH, if you want to preserve the current way of going "one level up"
>> while retaining all that flexibility, you'd have to introduce something
>> like a level separator -- if you're at "People:Shawn & width > 100 /
>> People:jkt | People:Fred", going up would mean "People:Shawn & width >
>> 100".
> I'm not following you here.

Er, it isn't "one level up", it's called "back", so it isn't an issue.

>> That's why I use both operators. "=" means "is equal to" while ":" means
>> "contains". 'cat:item & cat:foo' would match anything that has at least
>> that value while 'cat=item,foo' would match stuff with nothing else.
> Okay, that wasn't clear, but it makes sense.  One qualification:  I think the 
> meaning of ':' for category names should mean "starts with" rather 
> than "contains".  That loses a little flexibility, but opens up a world of 
> opportunities for optimization which is really important if 
> incremental, "as-you-type" searching is allowed.

Again, although it's useful for KPA, I don't think I'll implement it in
a web application.


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