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RE: http method v. file system method

From: Chris Humphries <ChrisJMH(at)>
Date: Fri Feb 18 2000 - 11:17:38 GMT
Good point!

I have to confess that I have not used Swish-E for more than a few hundred 
documents so far. I imagine that with a few thousand documents, the 
indexing time differential between file and http methods is really 

Chris Humphries

-----Original Message-----
From:	Michel Verdier []
Sent:	Thursday, February 17, 2000 8:18 PM
To:	Multiple recipients of list
Subject:	[SWISH-E] RE: http method v. file system method

Chris Humphries <> a ecrit :

| I don't find the indexing too slow - I know how slow the Internet can be.

But you forgot the http server calls. If you put away the net response
time, file access cost file access while http access cost server call +
file access + server response. So http method is always slower even on the
same machine.

o-o (Michel Verdier)
Received on Fri Feb 18 06:21:45 2000