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On Tue, 2011-11-29 at 13:24 +0100, Christian Lohmaier wrote:
Hi Drew, *,

On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 12:22 AM, drew <> wrote:

Quick question - if one goes to the extension repository and enters the
search string MySQL, should it return the MySQL connector extension
record in the results?

ps - it doesn't.

It does - when you set the version filter to "all versions"

Howdy Christian,

So it does.

One thing, the search filter is "Any version" not "All ..." and that is
a huge difference.

Not sure how hard it would be to always show the ones that work in all versions.

As long as you really mean "any" then yes I think that would make sense
- in that it makes sense to have the drop down default to "Any" and in
effect turn the version filter off. ( "All" btw would be, IMO, the most
restrictive version filter, and would really not make any sense)

I cannot think of a case where you are searching for 3.4 compatible

Well, you would not want to waste the users time showing them extensions
that do not work in their particular environment. Though I would suspect
this is more likely with major version changes: ie 3.x vs 4.x.

but don't want results that work in older ones as well,
same for the other way round - cannot think of a usecase to search for
extensions that work with 3.3, but not with 3.4.

Thanks for the quick reply,


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