It would be nice to filter searches so that one could just search in certain texts. For example I if wanted to search for a word/phrase in just MN and AN. Or I want to exclude results in the jatakas.
Also, it seems that if I use the search function in the navigation area I get results for both dictionary definitions and EBTs, yet if I edit the search within the main area of the results page I only get dictionary terms. I continue to forget this is the case, as it seems counterintuitive to me!
Indeed, yes, this has been on our 2-do list for a long time:
We are currently focused on the new release, which will not update search. However this will be one of my main priorities once the new version is released.
? So far as I know, there is only one search entry, which is displayed in two different places. So I’m not sure exactly what you’re encountering here. Would you mind giving more details exactly what you mean?
From this page if I do another search by typing ‘formations’ in the search box above the results (and hit return/enter) it only searches the definitions/dictionary. As you can see from the query string.
Notice that there’s no define at the end of the URL.
The search front-end is being re-implemented for the new site, so no doubt there will be plenty of fresh bugs!
Yes, i agree. For the new site our goal is to reach feature-parity with the old site (plus, of course, a bunch of new awesomeness). But we won’t be introducing this feature yet. I would like to see it early on in the roadmap for 2018, though.
The back end is Python 3.5 and ArangoDB, the front end is built with Polymer 2.0 and modern JS. No PHP!
If you’re interested, you can install it from github and run the production environment yourself. It’s in Docker, so it’s pretty easy to get going, although I’m not sure if we’ve run it on Mac. But in principle that shouldn’t be a problem.
In terms of actual development, we’re moving pretty well at the moment, so that shouldn’t be a problem. But it would be nice to have an extra set of eyes on the app, especially someone who is familiar with how the old site works.
Anyway, let me know if you want to install it locally, and we can make sure it works okay. Otherwise, at some point we’ll run a trial on the web; there is a web based mockup, but it is far behind the development branch.
I had no problems installing docker, but the git is giving me permission denied.
Michelles-Air:~ michelle$ git clone email@example.com:suttacentral/next-sc.git
Cloning into 'next-sc'...
Permission denied (publickey).
fatal: Could not read from remote repository.
Please make sure you have the correct access rights
and the repository exists.
If Ayya’s suggestion doesn’t work, let us know, and we’ll help you through the permissions process. In principle, I think permissions should only be needed for pushing rights if you want to make changes yourself. But anyway, let’s see what happens.