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From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Sun Aug 29 2004 - 22:47:19 GMT
On Sun, Aug 29, 2004 at 01:10:38PM -0700, Shaffer, Chris wrote:
> David,
> I had a similar situation.  Because some of our sites are dynamic in
> nature, we chose to go with spidering.  However, I found some
> documentation around setting up spidering a little confusing (there was
> a lot of it, it was just ordered a little weird).  I think what the
> documentation could use is a Spidering Getting Started Guide.

Does this come close?

Doesn't really describe how to customize the spider, though, other
than saying:

 Detailed instructions on using the swish.cgi script and debugging
 tips can be found by running:

    $ perldoc swish.cgi

I understand that it can be confusing, so let me know if you have any
suggestions or edits.


> 	# Only index .html .htm and .q files
> 	IndexOnly .html .htm .txt

IndexOnly does nothing in this case -- the spider determines what
files to index.

Bill Moseley

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Received on Sun Aug 29 15:47:40 2004