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Re: Full text search
On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 09:37:58AM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 08:40:53PM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> > > 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.
> > The FTS3 (and now FTS4) extensions to sqlite look promising
> > (<http://www.sqlite.org/fts3.html>), although I have never
> > used them. A lot of the code was contributed by people who
> > work at Google.
> This is a convincing reason to import sqlite, IMO.
I think that SQLite probably belongs in the base system, however, I
don't think that storing every document in an SQLite database is an
efficient way to create a full-text search. :-)
David Young OJC Technologies
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