[openspending-dev] farmsubsidy.org search funtion
anders.pedersen at okfn.org
Wed Oct 30 20:07:50 UTC 2013
This is really great news - thanks a lot!
Another thing, which would be great to tweak, is the fact that the Get the
points to the registration page. Instead it would be great to point
directly to http://data.farmsubsidy.org/:
Github ticket here:
Is this correction to be made in the farmsubsidy CMS?
On 28 October 2013 07:18, Stefan Wehrmeyer <stefan.wehrmeyer at okfn.org>wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm happy to announce that the search functionality is back on
> The search now works on post codes again, normalizes diacritics correctly
> and – as an added bonus – country faceting is now available in the right
> column on the search page.
> Thanks to Alistair Murdoch for insisting that we get it right.
> On 11.10.2013, at 12:19 , Stefan Wehrmeyer <stefan.wehrmeyer at okfn.org>
> > Hi Alistair,
> > I'm the developer responsible for FarmSubsidy.org. I'm sorry that this
> feature broke somehow.
> > The problem with fixing is that indexing the whole dataset takes a good
> amount of time during which search will be mostly offline. Also I can't
> allocate much time to the project.
> > Could you give examples of a search that worked before and doesn't now?
> > Cheers
> > Stefan
> > On 11.10.2013, at 01:43 , "Alistair Murdoch" <al_murdoch at btinternet.com>
> >> Good evening
> >> A few months ago I used the farm subsidy.org website and it was easy
> to search by place names or the postcode. Then this functionality has
> stopped. I contacted openspending and they said that I should direct my
> query to the developers. So I’m asking you if you could fix the problem.
> You used to be able to enter a postcode or place name but now that
> functionality is defunct which has stopped me in my tracks.
> >> Please could you fix this.
> >> Kind regards
> >> Al
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