[Mageia-discuss] Suggestions

Frank Griffin ftg at roadrunner.com
Wed Oct 27 00:52:25 CEST 2010

Wolfgang Bornath wrote:
> A solution could be to
> 1. hide everything but the application packages (no matter if GUI or CLI)
> 2. Insert such a list of options but give it an "expert" tag.
> 3. The most important: make a search result visible also if the result
> is something which would be hidden otherwise.
> Example:
> gstreamer-plugin-devel (don't care about the name) would be hidden in
> standard view. But if the user writes "gstreamer" into the search
> field it shouold be displayed in the search result view.
> This way we could even keep the current order with "programs with gui"
> as default. When the user no searches for 'mc' he will see it in the
> list of search results, although 'mc' would not be displayed in
> "Programs with GUI" view.
> Does anybody understand what I wrote? Can't explain it in better words. :)
Excellent point.  This mirrors something I suggested in another thread
about rpmdrake and repositories.  Show anything, if it's asked for,
whether the source is "disabled" or not. 

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