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I like the update to gists.

--- Somewhat OT:

I find that github has always had poor to okay search capabilities.

For example, have you ever tried to search for a repo name, only to find 1000 forks? wat. Ever tried to search issues for a specific issue, only to find no results, removing a word or two to get a less accurate search.

Search for me is about discoverability. And github is for developers for the most part.

As a developer I want discoverability for code! I want regex features (like in google code search), better matches. Ways to compress my search results down. Search tags code:'if Awesome()'.

I just feel they could be doing so much better in this area.




Gist is our first entry into Better Search. With the amount of code we index (and the unique problems of searching source code as opposed to prose), it's not something we can change overnight.


(Totally OT: And the best part is that you guys are here with us listening to our feedback)




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