Kees, there used to be an IBM techdoc article where IBM admitted that their
search capabilities suck. The suggestion in the article was to use google with
a site:ibm.com tag. Not sure if the article is still there.
I did a google search on "cfsizer site:ibm.com" and the first hit seems to be
what you would expect.
From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf
Of Vernooij, Kees (ITOPT1) - KLM
Sent: Thursday, April 12, 2018 3:05 AM
Subject: Re: CFSizer site move
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Communication is not really the solution here. If every url in the IBM site
that was changed would be communicated to me, I would be flooded and I would
direct them immediately to the spam box. And by the time I needed the cfsizer
url-change info, I am sure I will not be able to find it anymore.
For fun, I tried to find cfsizer, as if I had a non-working link.
I went to IBM.COM and for speed I typed cfsizer in the search box. I got *300*
Hoping that they were ordered on relevance, I went to the first hit about Z
mainframes, but it did not even contain the word "cfsizer". How did this come
up in the answers, this is not Facebook, is it, knowing better than I do myself
what I want to see.
Then second was a cfsizer APAR.
The third was a problem about ReporterPLUS (what is that), but again no text
"cfsizer" on the page.
Etc. since I had other things to do too today, I stopped after two pages of
results, but I had not found cfsizer yet.
Then, on the IBM.COM site I went to 'Support', although it did was not the
first obvious selection in my opinion. In that search box I typed cfsizer and
this gave 490 results, all of them more or less related to cfsizer, but as far
as I could see, no link to *the* cfsizer page.
That's the problem, if you have a huge, complex site like IBM, make it at least
well accessible. Each time I found a page, I store it in my favorites, so I can
find it back easily. Each time I have a broken link on the IBM site, I am sure
this will cost me a lot of time to find the new one or I must hope that a
colleague has already found it.
Could you give me a useful way to find something (z/OS related) in IBM.COM?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On
> Behalf Of Edward Finnell
> Sent: 11 April, 2018 20:51
> To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU
> Subject: Re: CFSizer site move
> "What we have here Luke is a failure to communicate"
> In a message dated 4/11/2018 1:33:58 PM Central Standard Time,
> nei...@us.ibm.com writes:
> But I'll be working on getting the various publications and websites
> that point to CFSizer updated with the new URL. Sorry for the
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