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From Adam Groves <adam.gro...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Sphinx and CouchDB Views
Date Wed, 25 Feb 2009 11:01:28 GMT
Cheers for all this Robert! I wish I could dive in and help but I
can't 'Java' :)

2009/2/24 Robert Newson <robert.newson@gmail.com>:
> Hi,
>
> I'm mostly stuck on the "JSON meets Rhino" part. I have tried for a
> while to grok it, and it's not coming. Specifically, I want to fetch
> the document from couchdb (as JSON, obviously) and then pass it to a
> user-defined function written in Javascript, and then index the return
> value. This will allow custom filtering.
>
> Additionally, I can index the output of views fairly easily, Paul's
> original couchdb-lucene did that, so I could pinch from there.
>
> I suspect all three kinds of indexing are useful including the current
> index-everything approach.
>
> I'm swamped with 'real' work right now which is why progress has
> slowed. One notable change is that it compiles under 1.5 for those OS
> X users out there.
>
> B.
>
> On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 3:51 PM, Adam Groves <adam.groves@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks for the reply Paul. I'm closely watching Robert's repo too and
>> have taken it for a spin.
>>
>> I use views to filter my data (no surprises there) and need in
>> addition to be able to search these filtered results.
>>
>> Cheers
>>
>> Adam
>>
>> 2009/2/24 Paul Davis <paul.joseph.davis@gmail.com>:
>>> I've spent alot of time looking through various approaches at FTI. The
>>> biggest problem with Sphinx is that it requires you to provide a
>>> unique 32 or 64bit integer as a document id. The impedance mismatch
>>> with CouchDB's arbitrary string document id's has provided a bit of a
>>> blocker for full on integration with Sphinx in the arbitrary case.
>>>
>>> I've got entirely too many different attempts for full text indexing
>>> on github [1], but the real one to keep an eye on is probably Robert
>>> Newson's fork of my CouchDB-Lucene [2] branch. He's taken it quite a
>>> long way and as soon as he's integrated Rhino I'm gonna close up all
>>> of my rather half baked attempts.
>>>
>>> HTH,
>>> Paul Davis
>>>
>>> [1] http://github.com/davisp
>>> [2] http://github.com/rnewson/couchdb-lucene/tree/master
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 10:28 AM, Adam Groves <adam.groves@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> I read somewhere on the mailing list that Sphinx could be used to
>>>> provide fti for couchdb views. Has anyone implemented this? Would you
>>>> recommend it? Care to share some details? :)
>>>>
>>>> Cheers
>>>>
>>>> Adam
>>>>
>>>
>>
>

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