[horde] Future of H4

ANANT S ATHAVALE asa at isac.gov.in
Fri Jul 27 03:27:01 UTC 2012

Dear Michael,

Thanks for your clarification.  This will help me in convincing my users.


----- Message from Michael M Slusarz <slusarz at horde.org> ---------
    Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2012 10:54:39 -0600
    From: Michael M Slusarz <slusarz at horde.org>
Subject: Re: [horde] Future of H4
      To: horde at lists.horde.org

> Quoting ANANT S ATHAVALE <asa at isac.gov.in>:
>> Dear Michael,
>> I know nobody reported on this.  But, my users are finding it  
>> uncomfortable.  They say, H3 search was better.  It used to give  
>> options for searching From, To, Subject and body (they can enter  
>> all required values in a single shot, change and/or) and submit or  
>> press Enter Key.
> Sure... because very often you want to search for something like two  
> different To addresses.  How are you supposed to do that using the  
> old UI?
> Also, it was VERY rare that people would enter a single search each  
> for From, To, Subject, and/or Body.  We discovered that the most  
> likely scenario is that a user would search for a single header or a  
> combination of headers that did not match the
>> In this new version, you need to select one parameter at a time and  
>> you have to click on Submit button (Enter key does not work).
>> And moreover, in H3 version, the browser would remember the last  
>> searched values and hence, next time when you go for search, just  
>> type the first character, it would populate with older matching  
>> search strings.  This does not happen in new version.
> This was definitely not intentional in IMP 4 - and this is  
> completely undesired behavior.  It is also completely browser  
> specific.
>> There is no doubt that, new search is feature rich, but lacks those  
>> above mentioned features.  Whereas simple search which is provided  
>> to search within the open folder has those features (without and/or  
>> functionality).
> There is a "simple" search in traditional view that is pretty much  
> identical to the IMP 4 search (and which continues to be supported  
> in IMP 6).
> michael
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