Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Discovery search efforts and upcoming releases

2017-04-06 Thread James Salsman
Sam, How do you feel about searching recent changes? I saw some estimates that would take a lot more effort than it would. Also, is Len Tower still in the Boston area? The more we improve the diff algorithm, the more edit conflicts we can avoid, and that's certainly worth the money, time, and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Discovery search efforts and upcoming releases

2017-04-06 Thread Samuel Klein
Deb, Fantastic. Really, really great. And I don't just mean your champion footnote selection. Thanks to you and Erik for the update! SJ (still dreaming of federated search results from cousin free-knowledge projects, and public libraries near you, not just Wikimedia ones :) On Thu, Apr 6,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Discovery search efforts and upcoming releases

2017-04-06 Thread Erik Bernhardson
On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 4:16 PM, Deborah Tankersley < dtankers...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi Michael, > > It's just searching on Wikipedia for now, as the Structured Data project on > Commons is just ramping up. > > Also for some clarity, most of the improvements are not limited to wikipedias, for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Discovery search efforts and upcoming releases

2017-04-06 Thread Deborah Tankersley
Hi Michael, It's just searching on Wikipedia for now, as the Structured Data project on Commons is just ramping up. Cheers, Deb -- deb tankersley irc: debt Product Manager, Discovery Wikimedia Foundation On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 4:26 PM, Michael Maggs wrote: > Hi > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Discovery search efforts and upcoming releases

2017-04-06 Thread Michael Maggs
Hi You've mentioned searching on "Wikipedia" there. Did you mean "Wikimedia", or are there still no Commons search improvements as yet? Michael Deborah Tankersley 6 April 2017 at 11:15 pm tl;dr: Search continues to expand functionality by displaying more

[Wikimedia-l] Update on Discovery search efforts and upcoming releases

2017-04-06 Thread Deborah Tankersley
tl;dr: Search continues to expand functionality by displaying more information on the search results page Ever started searching for something on Wikipedia and wondered—*really*, is that all that there is? Does it feel like you’re somehow playing hide and seek with all the knowledge that’s out