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Re: "Chevra" ??

From: David Norris <dave(at)>
Date: Thu Sep 28 2000 - 01:56:00 GMT
William Malin wrote:
> The link says "9114" and this links to a file name "Chevra" which definitely does not exist.

Could your search script be parsing the results incorrectly?

> I've searched the index files internally, as well as the 
> executable itself and can find no reference to 9114 or Chevra.

"Chevra Kadisha"

Look at this line in the above file:
<META NAME="description" CONTENT="

Then compare that to the description given for:

Either A) you have cut the line short intentionally or B) SWISH is
having a sort of buffer overflow while indexing that document.  If it's
a buffer overflow then you can either increase the max string length and
rebuild SWISH-E or be slightly less verbose with descriptions.  (If
these are manually entered then limit the description field length to
less than max string length to avoid further problems.)  A buffer
problem could cause a raw quotation mark to be pushed into the output. 
My guess is that your PERL script is parsing quotes and is mangling
fields.  Or SWISH-E is doing something otherwise strange with it.

How is that for wild speculation?

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Received on Wed Sep 27 18:55:44 2000