New MacPorts ports database site
jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk
Fri Aug 23 09:58:45 UTC 2019
On 23/08/2019 10:54 am, Dmitri Zaitsev wrote:
> I find the list of hundreds qt53-* with (nearly) identical description
> overwhelming and the grouping doesn't seem to work for them either.
> The breadcrumb numbers at the top give me no clue where to click next to
> skip that long list and 83 pages to click through feels quite
> frustrating :)
> I generally prefer infinite scrolls, where I can quickly scroll all the
> way down and then locate the keywords by search. There had been few ux
> designer blogs in the past in support of paginations, whose arguments I
> never understood, but they seem to be largely gone by now.
I don't think making the number per page 'infinite' is a good idea,
certainly not as the default/only option.
What would be nice is to make the number per page, currently 100,
selectable by the user. Perhaps then offer 'large number' as an option.
But the default should be relatively small to prevent potential browser
> Also there is something wrong with sorting order.
> I would like to ask for an opinion.
> Please compare
> In the first URL subports are grouped. Which one do you like better,
> or do you have any ideas for further improvements?
> 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,
> Dmitri Zaitsev
> School of Mathematics
> Trinity College Dublin
> WWW: http://www.maths.tcd.ie/~zaitsev/
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