September 23, 2011
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two changes to searching on BMO have just landed:
“simple search” no longer searches comments by default.
previously simple search performed a full-text search in the summary field and all comments, resulting in painfully slow queries. you now have to opt-in to searching comments.
this change will not impact any existing bookmarks, which will continue to search comments.
“google search” added.
for some time we’ve been providing a sitemap to google to allow them to index public bugs on BMO; we’ve added a quick mechanism to search BMO via google.