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From Daniel Naber <>
Subject Re: Can Lucene be Used To Substitute Real Database?
Date Tue, 25 Oct 2005 20:42:05 GMT
On Dienstag 25 Oktober 2005 22:37, Sam Lee wrote:

> Can Lucene to be used in place of mysql so that
> website visitors can input data that will in turn
> inserting row into Lucene just like mysql db?

That's a bad idea. Lucene lacks a real update (you need to delete and 
re-add) and also sees everything as a string, even numbers. So although 
it's technically possible you don't want to do it.



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