Re: search

From: Stefan Kaczmarek <stefan_at_thezonie.org>
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 16:39:46 -0700

Read Dylan's explanation below.

On Apr 27, 2007, at 4:38 PM, Ivan Kwok wrote:

> Why are the last few pages always have no results? Is that because
> we're
> filtering out the ones with no sources?
>
> -Ivan
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefan Kaczmarek [mailto:stefan_at_thezonie.org]
> Sent: Friday, April 27, 2007 4:28 PM
> To: Dylan Douglas
> Cc: Ben Ebert; Ivan Kwok; Jay Mairs; Nainesh Solanki; Sergio
> Alvarez; Ty
> Heath
> Subject: Re: search
>
> Ok, well, that's all fine and good and everything, but I made the
> change to say "No results found." when there are no results, but when
> I do a search for "metallica" I get 114 (!) pages of shit, and so I
> click on page 114 and it says "No results found."
>
> Err...
>
> So I changed it to only say that if they're looking at page 1, but I
> think that's a bit crap.
>
> - Z
>
> On Apr 27, 2007, at 3:30 PM, Dylan Douglas wrote:
>
>> It worked until I optimized the way to get the total. Well, screw
>> that
>> then. Here's the version that gives the right total. Mine you,
>> this is
>> the total without taking filtering and sources into consideration.
>> So,
>> if the family filter is on, it might say there are 50 more search
>> results and end up returning nothing when you ask for the next
>> page of
>> data.
>>
>> Make sure to check what is coming back, since you should probably
>> display "No search results" or some other really cool message when
>> you
>> get no results, so people know not to wait forever.
>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Stefan Kaczmarek [mailto:stefan_at_thezonie.org]
>>> Sent: Friday, April 27, 2007 3:20 PM
>>> To: Dylan Douglas
>>> Cc: Ben Ebert; Ivan Kwok; Jay Mairs; Nainesh Solanki; Sergio
>>> Alvarez; Ty Heath
>>> Subject: Re: search
>>>
>>> Ok, but why is the total always no bigger than 20?
>>>
>>> On Apr 27, 2007, at 3:11 PM, Dylan Douglas wrote:
>>>
>>>> Done.
>>>>
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: Stefan Kaczmarek [mailto:stefan_at_thezonie.org]
>>>>> Sent: Friday, April 27, 2007 2:42 PM
>>>>> To: Dylan Douglas
>>>>> Cc: Ben Ebert; Ivan Kwok; Jay Mairs; Nainesh Solanki; Sergio
>>>>> Alvarez; Ty Heath
>>>>> Subject: Re: search
>>>>>
>>>>> You need quotes around your total value in the json.
>>>>>
>>>>> On Apr 27, 2007, at 11:35 AM, Dylan Douglas wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Z-
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The Search function now works the same as the history.php, where
>>>>>> you can
>>>>>> specify a offset and limit. So, we can do the multi-page layout
>>>>>> with
>>>>>> it. It also gives the total number of search results, so you can
>>>>>> figure
>>>>>> out if there is a next page.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -D
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -----
>>>>>> Dylan Douglas
>>>>>> MediaDefender
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> <winmail.dat>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>
>>>
>
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