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Dear Sara,
thanks for pulling this together. I will review over the next couple of
Can I gently push back on your statement that “Despite we understand the
urgent need of an improved search facility, we believe that it has no sense
to implement it before the improved user profilying and metadata schema are
in place”?
It’s not necessary to do implement improved search in a single step. It
would already be a great improvement if the search was enhanced to index
and search across the *contents* of common file formats (even just
Microsoft Office and PDF). This could be done as a quick win, and the more
sophisticated options you mention could then be done later.
I strongly encourage your team to consider whether such a two phase
approach would be possible.
On Wed, 18 Jul 2018 at 20:35, sarapittonet