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Re: [SWISH-E:386] Re: Swish-e: File Suffix?

From: Earl Fogel <fogel(at)>
Date: Wed Jul 22 1998 - 17:11:54 GMT
I don't know if this would work, but another approach is to make one index
of your *.html and *.txt files, make a second index of all the files without
extensions (with "FileRules filename contains ."), and then merge the two. 

Earl Fogel
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University of Saskatchewan      email:

On Wed, 22 Jul 1998, Marjolein Katsma wrote:

>At 07:56 1998-07-22 -0700, Simon Horgan wrote:
>>I am trying to configure swish-e to index only files that are of 
>>type filename.html, filename.txt and filename.
>>Note that the third type of file I would like to index has no suffix. 
>>How do I include 'no suffix' in the configuration file without 
>>indexing every file in my document tree?
>Sadly, with the current version of SWISH-E there is *no* way to do that;
>the concept "no suffix" does not exist there.
>Possible solutions or workarounds:
>- rename all the files with a special suffix and include that in the list,
>and use ReplaceRules to change the suffix back to none; the rename your
>files back;
>- hope the coming new version (when?) will allow you to do it without all
>this effort, so wait for that
>- try my current (*very* preliminary and unfinished, unsupported) code that
>*can* do it (and allows you to define what "html files" are as well)
>- if you decided to wait for the next version and it cannot do it, wait for
>mine (no time frame though)
>- finally: *possibly* SWISH++ can do it but I haven't checked its features.
>Marjolein Katsma
>Java Woman -
Received on Wed Jul 22 10:21:45 1998