At 03:58 AM 8/2/2001 -0700, TIMO HARMO wrote:
>I have a system for indexing and searching our thesis-abstracts
>on the web. It is currently using a slightly modified version of
>swish-cgi.pl (by John Millard). Now I'm contemplating the move
>to swish 2 and I wonder:
> - how much work that will be,
> - has someone already done that
> -Should I rather switch to some other script/library
I would wait until 2.2 is released, instead of upgrading to 2.0 at this time.
Yes, some people are using 2.1-dev in production now.
What script you use is up to you. There is an example script included in
the distribution - you can see an example of it in use at
> -Will using the new version correct the problems of case-
>sensitive national characters (ascii >127)
Which problem? Sorting? Yes, you will be able to define the sort order in
> (and whether I will be able to index words containing a dash?
>Search for "swish-cgi.pl" fails even at
That's just a config setting. Adjust your WordCharacters settings if you
want a dash to be part of a word.
Note that in 2.x you can search for swish-cgi.pl by placing it in quotes.
The example script doesn't highlight correctly in that case, but it's still
returning the correct documents. Highlighting phrases kind of kills the
Received on Thu Aug 2 14:21:48 2001