Re: [htdig] Search results pages icons

Sergey Kachanovsky (
Mon, 15 Feb 1999 10:27:04 +0300


Geoff Hutchison wrote:

> It's not a bad idea, though the question relates to using icons on searches
> with many, many pages. So if you're generating more than 10 of them on
> every page, I could see it being a slowdown. Of course you can always use
> GD or something else to make your icons as you wish and store them.
> Personally, I prefer to remove the icons entirely and just use text
> numerals to all the pages. It's much lower bandwidth and saves screen
> space. :-)

Looks like the text would be really preferrable. As for me, I solved
this problem for my search site, (see but
the only problem is this is very hard to make this feature
easily-configurable-via-template. That's why I still didn't offer it
as a patch for htDig :).

> Cheers,
> -Geoff Hutchison
> Williams Students Online
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