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Re: Importing tmux into base
On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 12:04:50PM +0200, Adam Hamsik wrote:
> >> Just for one example of tools that the base system is missing, we don't
> >> have a full-text indexing & search system.
> > This I agree with. We should have a real text indexing system in base,
> > so we can do real documentation searches. There was no excuse for
> > apropos(1) in 1998; there's even less today.
> > There's no reason an application for indexing your own files needs to
> > be in base. If there isn't a good one in pkgsrc, then perhaps one
> > should be added; if there isn't one that can be added, perhaps one
> > should be written.
> This sounds like very interesting GSOC project would you be willing to write
> some description how would something like this should be done ?
I know absolutely nothing about text search and retrieval, so I'm a
long way from the right person to either write the project description
or mentor the project.
That said, I think at least a brief description of this project
already exists somewhere, because I remember wondering out loud to
someone whether Google would be happy about funding it.
David A. Holland
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