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Re: Swish 2.0.1 beta: xml tags?

From: David Norris <dave(at)>
Date: Sat Aug 26 2000 - 04:18:25 GMT
Frank Heasley wrote:
> Things I haven't tried yet:
> Is it necessary to name ALL of the tags?

Just the ones you want to store in the index.

> If so, what is the function of 'automatic'?

Automatic is good at making the index file enormous.  I found it more
annoying than anything with HTML.  Probably vastly more useful with
XML.  There may be a bug.  I used it once to see how it works and
immediately killed it once it (incorrectly) added every HTML tag in my

> Is it required that ALL of the tags be repeated 
> in the properties section?

Only the ones you want to be included directly in the search results.

> There are 4 possible combinations of 'OKNOMETA' and 'REQMETANAME'.  Which
> one is correct?

Someone else will have to answer that.  I'm not sure.  I think the
manual is correct with it's explanation (not that I recall it).

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Received on Fri Aug 25 21:14:58 2000