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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: indexing tool...
Date Mon, 30 Mar 1998 13:47:36 GMT
Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> 
> At 05:18 PM 3/29/98 -0800, Dean Gaudet wrote:
> >Are there any indexing tools that have the following properties:
> >
> >- the core executables are installed system-wide, but don't require any
> >root or special userid usage after that
> >
> >- users can build their own search engines trivially without asking root
> >for help
> 
> Glimpse is an 80% solution whose missing/broken 20% causes it to be
> difficult to live with.  However, Swish is becoming more attractive every
> day; fast, small, stable (something that can't be said for glimpse, which
> was causing some of Organic's servers some problems until we stopped using
> it), and apparently well-supported.
> 
> http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/SWISH-E/
> 
> Only downside to your idea is that it doesn't fetch content via HTTP, only
> the local filesystem; though I can't imagine that'd be hard to implement.
> 

+1 (as far as liking Swish)... 

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