[Grok-dev] Re: Sorting catalog results

Luciano Ramalho luciano at ramalho.org
Wed Jun 27 12:24:03 EDT 2007

Thanks for your input, Kevin.

I've developed many news-oriented web sites as well, some of them
publishing hundreds of stories per week. Saving stories in folders
organized by date helped a lot with dealing with the recent news
searches. We had a folder tree like this, for each section of the


That also helped managing the archive, as some licensors (like news
agencies) charge extra for allowing archives to be kept going back
more than a month or so.

In Kirbi the content is about books, so sorting by date is only part
of the story. If a user wants do see items with a certain tag (say,
sci-fi), the results should appear alphabetically by title, or by
author then title. Perhaps zc.table is what I need, I'll look into it.
I already have a database with 15.000 books that I intend to use for
testing; a very popular tag may have 1000 items. You'll all know the



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