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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Fulltext HTTP API
Date Fri, 04 Apr 2008 09:55:17 GMT
On Apr 4, 2008, at 10:10, Søren Hilmer wrote:
> Great!!
>
> In relation I am working on indexing using this algorithm:
>
> when database change notification is received
>   1. find document changed
>   2. for all views defined in the fulltext design document
>      a. get view with startkey_docid=<docid for changed doc> and  
> count=1
>      b. if total_rows is 1 then re-index this view for this document
>
> Makes sense?

Sounds sensible.

> I guess I could save a lookup if a views query could be restricted  
> based
> on document revision.

Views always only contain the latest revision of a document.


> For searching I need to do something similar, as the best idea I  
> have come
> up with is to still use the document id in the Lucene index, and  
> then do
> the same starkey_docid,count=1 for the view, if the return value in  
> the
> design document is specified to view.
> For this to make sense the search-api needs to be extended with the  
> view
> you are searching, or do we want to always search all views defined  
> in the
> designdoc?

We'd extend the HTTP here, I guess.

Cheers
Jan
--

>
>
> --Søren
>
> -- 
> Søren Hilmer, M.Sc., M.Crypt.
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>
> On Thu, April 3, 2008 22:34, Jan Lehnardt wrote:
>> Heya,
>>
>> I decided to push forward the HTTP API for fulltext search.
>>
>> For the sake of KISS I only enabled database wide searching
>> with NO consideration of views within CouchDB. For now.
>>
>> You can now query http://couchdb/database?<urlencodedquerystring>
>> and get a list of matching document ids and scores back
>> as shown in this screenshot:
>>
>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/janlehnardt/2385218843/
>>
>> This is not the end of this development of course. We still
>> want to be able to use views to specify what to index and
>> we probably want that to be in CouchDB as per earlier
>> discussions. My focus here was getting out something
>> that works instead of empty promises.
>>
>> One more note: This is only available in the mochiweb
>> branch (that could use some developer attention *hint*,
>> there are only a handful of failing tests to fix).
>>
>> Cheers
>> Jan
>> --
>>
>
>
>


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