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Re: Exact search in Old Search

Posted: 1 Apr 2011 6:18PM GMT
Classification: Query
>>>I've not yet been tagged as a greenie, but I am an Ancestry Search Product Manager. I should be flagged as such soon, but didn't want to wait for that before replying to this post.<<<

Thanks, CandTFHA, for your post and for your example. It's a pretty good example of an admittedly poor user experience. FWIW, it came from the desire of being able to help people find the other people associated with a record (in this case the birth mother). Reason notwithstanding, it's not great. While I can't promise anything right now, I can say that we are looking at ways to improve this (some might say "fix this") specific situation.

I am in the process of evaluating how exact search does and should work and would welcome other specific examples (different in type than this one) of where exact search doesn't do as some might expect. Please be sure to include enough details for me to reproduce your query (including a URL, too).

Thanks,

John
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
CandTFHA 1 Apr 2011 1:58PM GMT 
mikef333 1 Apr 2011 2:44PM GMT 
tripthrutime 2 Apr 2011 12:18AM GMT 
ludlowbaylive 2 Apr 2011 12:58AM GMT 
tripthrutime 2 Apr 2011 1:50AM GMT 
ludlowbaylive 2 Apr 2011 3:18AM GMT 
CandTFHA 2 Apr 2011 2:23PM GMT 
frostfreedet 2 Apr 2011 12:45PM GMT 
Koromo 2 Apr 2011 1:53PM GMT 
BRENDAH 6 Apr 2011 2:31AM GMT 
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