New MacPorts ports database site

Jackson Isaac ijackson at
Fri Aug 23 06:50:10 UTC 2019

On Fri, Aug 23, 2019 at 8:16 AM Mojca Miklavec <mojca at> wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Aug 2019 at 06:17, Joshua Root wrote:
> >
> > MacPorts' new ports database is live at <>.
> I would like to ask for an opinion.
> Please compare
> and
> In the first URL subports are grouped. Which one do you like better,
> or do you have any ideas for further improvements?

I liked the first one. I found it easy to see the subports and also to
read the list of ports as compared to second one.

Although I felt the spacing between rows were a bit further apart (in
first one), and in second one there were back to back.
Maybe spacing can be modified in somewhere between these two ? Not too
far but not also back to back. I am not expert of pixel values but
something like 2px might look better ?

Also the first column is too wide, maybe a small dropdown arrow kind
of symbol would
be sufficient.

> I initially asked for grouping of subports, but I cannot decide if it
> actually looks better or not.
> I would prefer to have consistent output for all the queries rather
> than use a different view for the maintainer.
> You can either answer here or "misuse" the following PR
> Thank you,
>     Mojca

Jackson Isaac

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