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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: google desktop search in forrest
Date Fri, 18 Mar 2005 10:44:48 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> Johannes Schaefer wrote:
> 
> >So far this works fine.
> >
> >Now I need to insert the search term dynamically
> >from the form on the page. I simply don't know how
> >to do that. Do I need to create a Cocoon action?
> 
> One way would be to use the request generator in Cocoon ( 
> http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/userdocs/generators/request-generator.html 
> ). This gives you the request headers as an XML stream.
> 
> Problem is you are only allowed one generator in each pipeline so you 
> would have to do the search using the XSL Document() function.

Perhaps sitemap aggregation could be used.

--David

> This doesn't seem very nice since we are moving some of the logic into 
> an XSL sheet. I'm sure Cocoon must provide another way.
> 
> >And as I'm writing this: this is only a "live"
> >solution ... and here we have Lucene. Hum.
> 
> But google desktop does much more than search the Forrest site right?
> 
> I can image this being useful in some fairly specialised situations, but 
> if you are after being able to search Forrest docs then you are probably 
> right in that it presents no benefit of lucene.
> 
> Ross

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