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Re: Publishing news about Guix on a weekly basis

From: Pjotr Prins
Subject: Re: Publishing news about Guix on a weekly basis
Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2019 05:48:49 -0600
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On Tue, Nov 05, 2019 at 08:36:46AM +0000, Christopher Baines wrote:
> > Not only good for humans, also good for search engines. I find the
> > current package list pretty useful, but
> > I would like a search function because one keeps clicking to find a
> > certain package.
> So as Pierre points out, there is the Guix-HPC package search. The Guix
> Data Service also contains a search function (e.g. [3]).
> 3: 

A typical user won't find that.

> If there's a need to keep the website as static content, maybe the
> JavaScript approach used by the Guix-HPC site could be used on the Guix
> Website. It should also be possible to use the Guix Data Service
> information for a search feature.
> Otherwise, maybe there could be a search box on the Guix Website, but it
> links to, which is a package search service (which
> doesn't have to be part of the static website).
> > May also be an idea to provide links throught the guix CLI, such as
> >
> >
> What were you thinking people might use this for?

Speaking for myself: I would use it to go to CI. We do have additional
information in that way. But yeah.


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