Thanks for your response!
> Swish-e is probably not the best route if your requirements include
> only search + multiple architectures. I would instead look at some
I was thinking that that was what the patched-swish-e+jsFind combination
would give me. The patch enables swish-e to output the index as XML,
swish-e itself to be delivered at all.
The down side is that the patch (for 188.8.131.52) was never incorporated
into swish-e proper, and jsFind has been orphaned.
> I seem to recall that Orielly used to ship a CD of their books with a JS search
> tool included. It may or may not be what informed this book:
Thanks for the link -- I'd hadn't found this resource. The hard part,
though, is coming up with the database to query. As the chapter says "If
your site has more than a few hundred web pages, you'll probably want to
have a server-side program generate the code containing all the
records." That is what I thought swish-e could help with.
I live in a Python world, where it has now been suggested to use
BeautifulSoup <http://www.crummy.com/software/BeautifulSoup/> to extract
the words and create an index. I think that will work, albeit slowly.
Janet Swisher, Sr. Technical Writer
Enthought, Inc., http://www.enthought.com
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Received on Wed Jul 23 11:46:39 2008