New technical notes on the Reorderer component

Colin Clark colin.clark at
Fri Jul 27 12:54:42 UTC 2007

Hi Aaron,

Thanks for your feedback, this is great!

Aaron Zeckoski wrote:
> The hyphen appears to be unneeded to I would get rid of it:

Okay, I've really got to stop using FireFox's built-in spell checker as 
my dictionary of choice! ;)

> On a side note, when I was searching around for JS to use, I searched
> for "javascript drag and drop ordering" most of the time. I assume you
> want people to find this so we should probably do a quick poll and
> find out what developers are likely to google for when trying to find
> something like this (and then make sure those words are on your page).

Yes, this is a good point. The "re" is actually probably unnecessary 
here. The Reorderer really lets you move items around to change their 
order on the page. What would others call this? "Ordering" sounds like a 
rather obvious fit. :) Doh.


Colin Clark
Technical Lead, Fluid Project
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre, University of Toronto

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