[KPhotoAlbum] Idea for quick search feature

Martin Hoeller martin at xss.co.at
Mon Apr 23 16:38:04 CEST 2007

Am Montag, 23. April 2007 16:17 schrieb Jan Kundrát:
> Shawn Willden wrote:
> > Perhaps at some point we might want to allow boolean specifiers,
> > grouping, etc. of search words, but for now I think I'd just interpret
> > mutliple words as an implicit AND. So "adam june 2006" would find
> > images that:
> >
> >     * Contain "adam" in some tag, description, label, folder or
> >       filename; AND
> >     * Contain "june" in some tag, description, label, folder, filename
> >       or date; AND
> >     * Contain "2006" in some tag, description, label, folder, filename
> >       or date.
> That would be horribly confusing, IMHO. What would you do if you have
> space in some tag value? For example I know a lot of people whose given
> name is Pavel, so I tag images with stuff like "pavel", "pavel m",
> "pavel h" etc.

It would return the correct images plus eventually some more as the 
requested ones have the all of the substrings in them. So I wouldn't 
say "horrible confusing".

I like Shwan's idea. The only problem I could see is that one input element 
is used for different input data which could eventual lead to confusion.

just my 2 cents,
- martin
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