david at kineticode
Aug 19, 2009, 9:40 AM
Post #2 of 4
On Aug 19, 2009, at 5:18 AM, Paul Orrock wrote:
> When sorting by cover_date it makes most sense to me to sort
> descending rather than ascending so that the newest stuff is at the
> top. I can understand everything else being ascending by default but
> not cover_date.
Well, SQL defaults to ASC, so we do, too.
> What are people's thoughts on changing this to sort descending by
> default when cover date is the field being searched on ? I know I
> could make it a preference setting but in this case I believe that
> Bricolage is doing the wrong thing and the UI should be changed.
I don't think we should special case anything. And sometimes I do want
ASC, such as in a weekly archive story.
In short, -1 from me.