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Re: (ITS#5274) add search to online docs
On Dec 12, 2007, at 12:02 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Full_Name: Craig Sebenik
> Version: 2.3.35
> OS: CentOS 4.5
> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/
> Submission from: (NULL) (22.214.171.124)
> It would be helpful if the admin documentation on the OpenLDAP web
> pages had
> some way to search.
There are lots of existing ways of searching an admin guide.
First, most web search engines can be told to localize their search to
a set of pages. For instance:
Second, the guide is available as a readily searchable single HTML
Third, the guide is available as readily searchable PDF document.
> IMO, it would be fantastic if there was a simple search box on each
> page and an
> "advanced search page" with more options.
Use your browsers built-in search functions to search any single page,
and if they aren't advanced enough for you, try a different browser.
> However, a simple search box on just
> the main page would be a great start.
See above suggestions.
Lastly, such things are easier said than done. I simply don't see
sufficient value here to warrant expending the significant resources
it would take to design, implement, test, and deploy a solution
fulfilling this request.