I certainly think that RAA should have a search feature.
That's not an argument against making it easier to browse too.  I think we 
want both features.


On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 01:20:32AM +0900, Dave Thomas wrote:
> Mike Campbell wrote:
> 
> >Careful there...  You want the archive to be USABLE, regardless of how
> >well/poorly it models the real world.  Correct or not, people at least
> >understand hierarchies.
> 
> One word:  Google.
> 
> OK, more than one word.
> 
> What happened to all those services that thought they'd organize the 
> information on the 'net into nice tidy hierarchies? Do you use them to 
> find information?
> 
> For me, the answer is rarely. Sometimes I'll check one of the lists to 
> see if there are Ruby resources I haven't come across, but right now I 
> actually find it easier to type 'ruby racc' into my search bar than to 
> navigate through the RAA.
> 
> Cheers
> 
> 
> Dave
> 
> 

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