[typo] Live search results location

Scott Laird scott at sigkill.org
Sat Dec 3 00:39:44 EST 2005

On Dec 2, 2005, at 9:34 PM, David Richardson wrote:

> I'm not objecting to the concept of live search, just the placement  
> ofthe results. I've looked at almost all the themes at rubygarden,  
> andmost of them either bork the live search feature, or just plain  
> lookbad. The Origami theme does it right, by overlaying on top of  
> the(fixed) sidebar content.
> I still believe that <div id='results'> should live in the  
> maincontent area and overlay or hide it. This is where people have  
> grownto expect the results. I can't see the advantage of leaving  
> the normalcontent visible while doing any kind of search - it's  
> just adistraction and it's all too easy to miss the results in the  
> sidebarif the list is short or empty.
> My objective here is to see if there is a consensus on this and if  
> so,to get a change into release 4. There are a couple of crufty  
> layoutissues that detract from the generally great impression that  
> Typomakes already. The other that comes to mind immediately is the  
> articlecomposition form. The preview area dances around and changes  
> size andthe options and controls which I want are always off screen.
> I can, and will fix these things on my own, but they all require  
> minorre-arrangement of the way the page DOM is constructed. I'd  
> prefer tosee changes like these be accepted into the trunk rather  
> than remainpatches. And, I haven't been on the mailing list long  
> enough to knowwhat it takes to get changes accepted.
> It would seem that a healthy consensus here is a good start,  
> though. - D.R.

I don't really care either way about the search box, but PLEASE give  
me a patch for the article preview box.  It's horrific right now.


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