Aptitude search ranking and presentation
Mentor: Daniel Burrows
Summary: improve the presentation of search results with substring highlighting, relevancy ranking...
- Familiarity with Aptitude
- Familiarity with Xapian, full-text search, relevancy ranking...
- C++, some GTK+
Description: Presenting packages in a useful order and with the right highlighting can save a lot of time and frustration. Think about what Google does and apply it to Aptitude. By the way, algorithms created by this project could prove useful to other packages managers and packages.debian.org for example. Please complete this proposal.