thanks for posting this! very interesting.
do you use the Swish-e PHP module?
FranÃ§ois Tissandier scribbled on 7/6/06 8:41 AM:
> I don't know if it was done before on other websites, I didn't check the
> full list from swish-e.org website. But here is a feedback on what we
> have done:
> we first worked on a typical search engine using Swish-e on our debian
> server. It's working fine, it's much faster and efficient than our
> previous search engine using mysql. Faster and less resources-hungry.
> We have then decided to see if "on the fly" searching would be possible,
> as our CPU was sleeping during typical searches. And even on our small
> server (it's a Celeron 2Ghz I think, with 512Mo RAM), it's working
> The idea is to show the top 25 results as soon as three letters have
> been typed. For each new letter, you have new results. If you have only
> one result left, it opens it automatically, you don't even have to click
> on anything. We used an open source code from another website, and adapt
> it a bit. But it's still basic Ajax, it calls a PHP page, calling the
> swish search engine.
> So technically it's easy, and surprisingly to us, it's not killing our
> CPU or harddrive at all! You can test it on www.cinemasie.com, search
> engine is at the top right corner.
> The popup window has some localization problem, but the idea is there.
Peter Karman . http://peknet.com/ . peter(at)not-real.peknet.com
Received on Thu Jul 6 06:58:52 2006