I imagine that most readers of the list like myself don't have a compiler
for NT handy. I'm not much of a C coder, most of my earlier development
work was in Pascal and other structured languages, then I took a break from
computing and taught biology, now I'm back doing development. I decided to
leap right into java since I see a great deal of potential for it, and I
find it easier to understand objects now having used Java.
At any rate, I wonder if you could post a compiled copy of swish-e to the
berekely ftp server (ask Roy Tennant) to share with the rest of us.
Actually, I've recently learned about a way to use a database as an index
server. This is probably similar to the way that Index Server works in NT.
The example I've seen is written in Perl, which I use heavily, and built
around the mySQL database engine. I imagine that it could be modified for
MSSQL, tho I understand that mySQL is going to be ported to NT soon as well.
Some day I have to sit and try to emulate many of the finer features of
SWISH so that we'd have a swish index server for Unix/NT.
Robert J. Lebowitz, Ph.D.
Internet Consulting for Educational and Non-profit Organizations
Received on Wed Oct 29 06:52:40 1997