Forum OpenACS Q&A: Search working much better now

Thanks to Lars' work, the search function on this web site is much more reliable now. If you receive an error while searching please post a bug report at


Posted by Malte Sussdorff on
This is great news, I will check it out. I really got frustrated when searching for information lately.

Can you tell us what has been changed ?

Thanks to all of you involved (esp. Lars and Dave) for tackling the issue

Posted by bill kellerman on
Thank you!
Posted by Dave Bauer on

This is one fix Lars made:

Apparently, according to his commit message there was one other bug in this tcl proc and it is fixed on HEAD.

The forums packge runs HTML formatted posts through ad_html_to_text before delivering the data to the search package to generate the summaries.