On Mon, 2 Nov 1998, Earl Robinson wrote:
> I'm not trying to ignite a fleme war, or get people into a personal
Neither am I and nothing I write is intended that way. I
merely state my *opinions*, albeit bluntly. I'm aware that I
often come off as arrogant and terse, but that's just the way I
am in e-mail. (I'm really quite likable in person. :)
> I mostly need to deal with the web search part. The two things
> that _I_ am looking for are:
[ snip ]
> 2. A straightforward toolkit for putting that index in a web page and
> returning results in a clean, consistent manner.
> I see swish++ as solving the first requirement, and autoswish for the
I figured that anybody who wanted to make their index available
for *searching* would want to do so using a custom interface
that blends seamlessly into the rest of their website; hence, me
providing a default web template would be useless since
everybody's website is different.
> My problem is that between the three packages [swish-e|swish++|Autoswish]
> I've got all of my requirement, but they don't all work together. I think
> many people would benefit if they did.
If somebody wants to write an AutoSWISH++, feel free. It's a
mere web wrapper that any CS101 student could write.
Received on Mon Nov 2 11:49:30 1998