> Date: Fri, 11 Jun 1999 11:02:17 -0700 (PDT)
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> At 08:50 AM 6/11/99 -0700, Antonio Cisternino wrote:
> >I've extended the swishspider to store in a DB the abstracts of pages.
> >I've used the DB_File package of perl that uses the dbm database (hash).
> >In this way I can return an abstract of a web page using a simple
> >perl script.
> Isn't an anstract a property of the document and not the method by which
> swish accessed the document? Why are you putting the feature in request
> method specific code?
For two main reasons:
- the first one is that it is much more simpler write an abstracting procedure
in Perl rather than C.
- the second one is: this structure is much more modular because a document
abstract is tipically required only for Web searching. Moreover the
abstracting procedure can be different for different documents and
I think that is much more simple to rewrite a perl subroutine rather
than a C function.
In addition I need this feature quickly and 20 minutes of work have solved
Received on Fri Jun 11 11:27:12 1999