On Wed, 4 Mar 1998, Hadean Dragon wrote:
> I'm hoping to be able to create my own small "search engine" for children...
There's no such thing as a small search engine.
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> If so, how would I go about making Swish-E search everything?
If by "everything" you mean "the entire web," then you'd have
to retrofit stuff for doing HTTP connections out to the web.
> What kind of computer system would I need for that?
A really, really big one. We're talking a really fast machine
with gigs of memory and disk farms filling entire rooms. You
clearly don't appreciate the magnitude of the problem. Got a
few hundred thousand dollars to spare?
- Paul J. Lucas
NASA Ames Research Center Caelum Research Corporation
Moffett Field, California San Jose, California
<pjl AT ptolemy DOT arc DOT nasa DOT gov>
Received on Wed Mar 4 08:48:19 1998