[ic] Apply strip filter globally
mike at perusion.com
Thu Jun 5 17:05:57 UTC 2008
Quoting Jon Jensen (jon at endpoint.com):
> On Thu, 5 Jun 2008, jimbo wrote:
> >>>> Filter email.* strip
> >>>> Filter text.* entities
> >> And I can imagine one wouldn't want to be stripping anything from a search
> >> query, in case I want to search for ' able', I would not want to have
> >> returned 'table', 'lable', 'stable' etc ... So not my times that you'd not
> >> want to strip, but this would be one of them.
> > Then override it, just as it's done now for any default configuration
> > setting. I don't like the default interpolate=1 for [filter] so I simply
> > override it. Big deal. Boo, hoo, hoo. I suspect you can do the same.
> How do you propose the override mechanism should work? Tags are called
> explicitly somewhere, whereas this filter would happen at page load time
> behind the scenes. Where would we override the behavior? In the form
> itself would seem to be easiest, but that would also end up making it
> effectively optional, as any malicious/mischievous user could override it
> and it thus couldn't be relied upon.
> >> And I'd say it to be catalog specific, not global interchange directive.
> > Make it global and let individual catalogues override the default.
> Similar question here. So imagine we set a global Filter directive. How
> would the catalog override it? Perhaps a pseudo-filter reserved name
> In any case I think a catalog directive makes more sense. This kind of
> thing is exactly what we normally do in catalog directives. Making it a
> default in the Standard demo would have the effect of applying it nearly
> everywhere, and I'm not sure what benefit a global directive would add.
I strongly disagree with having Filter be applied automatically. But
it should not be too hard to create a NoFilterWildcard directive
which would allow certain variables to not apply for wildcards.
That would allow
Filter * strip
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