RevOnline (Was: Re: [ANN] slotmachine iPhone was scrolling wheel]

Alex Tweedly alex at tweedly.net
Sun Oct 10 18:30:31 EDT 2010


  On 10/10/2010 23:14, J. Landman Gay wrote:
> On 10/10/10 4:47 PM, Alex Tweedly wrote:
>> On 10/10/2010 19:16, J. Landman Gay wrote:
>>>
>>> I think the best repository would be the one provided by RunRev --
>>> RevOnline. Everyone has access to that and sharing stacks and code is
>>> its main intention.
>>>
>> That may be its main intention- but it does a pitifully poor job of it.
>>
>> It currently has 225 entries, in about 90 categories (I guess they're
>> tags, not categories, I think). Which tag would I use to find, say,
>> Scott's scrolling list ? (OK, I'd start with "Awesome", but after that,
>> I'm not sure :-)
>
> "Mobile" I guess. Or "Rossi". Only I don't think he's uploaded 
> anything there yet.
>
Neither of those get any hits in the search box.
>>
>> Why they had to remove the old RevOnline feature of allowing us to
>> search by author is totally beyond me.
>
> I just typed my name in there and all my stuff came up. But it's true 
> that search also brings up entries that happen to contain someone 
> else's name, so yes, it isn't specifically an author search.
>
I just tried that (which name ?? - Gay, Jacqueline, Landman, Hyperactive 
- all get 0 hits)

>> I'm sure there were other issues with the new version of RevOnline, but
>> I can't log in to try it out properly.
>
> I'm not sure why, but a note to support should fix it.
>
No need - the "automatic password reset" has succeeded.
Now I need to find a stack worth uploading :-)

-- Alex.



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