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Re: RFC: Keywords instead of Section

On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 02:59:52PM +0100, Erich Schubert wrote:
> > I agree that Debian need tools to find packages, but I am not sure
> > keywords search is the solution because this suppose everybody agree
> > on keywords and it is seldom the case. Even if Debian developpers
> > agree on the list of keywords, will Debian users agree on their
> > meaning ?
> That is why they should be presented the list of keywords.
> These Keywords are NOT for entering them.
> I think that is a major misunderstanding people will make.
> The keywords are for _browsing_.

OK, so the browser write a list of words with their meaning (optionnally) and asks users
to select some of them (or even anti-select). Is is correct ?
How many words do you need ?

> p.e. i think many mobile users don't know the nice tools "intuitively",
> or "divine", "whereami" etc. or they wouldn't have written the same
> program three times...

I absolutely agree, and average quality would be higher.

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

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