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From Bill Taylor <>
Subject Re: How many documents have been indexed with one Lucy index?
Date Sat, 27 Jan 2007 21:25:12 GMT

On Jan 27, 2007, at 3:40 PM, Marvin Humphrey wrote:

> On Jan 27, 2007, at 1:11 PM, Bill Taylor wrote:
>> I have used the Java version of Lucene to index a few hundred  
>> documents.  I have a sponsor who is interested in indexing  
>> libraries of a million or more documents.  I have been told that  
>> Lucene has been used for an index of about 15 M documents.  How  
>> big is the biggest index that has been created with Lucy?
> Hello, Bill, thanks for your interest.  Lucy is still in the early  
> stages of development, so no one has indexed any documents with it  
> at all. :)

I realize that making predictions is difficult, especially if we  
insist on talking about the future, but do you have any idea when  
Lucy might see the light of day in terms of being used by non- 

> Best,
> Marvin Humphrey
> Rectangular Research

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