On Sun, 15 Mar 1998, ____Textpert Alert____ wrote:
> >> Does SWISH-E have the ability to display the context of found results?
> >> If not, are there any plans to include this functionality?
> > I certainly don't plan on adding it to SWISH++ since it would
> > balloon the size of the index file enormously.
> There is a 'FreeText' indexer and browsing application out there ... that
> stores the context, i.e. some pre-selected number of characters worth
> before and after each instance of a keyword. It generated indexes that
> were roughly the size of the data itself.
I find that unacceptable. Like I said, it balloons the size of
the index file enormously.
- Paul J. Lucas
NASA Ames Research Center Caelum Research Corporation
Moffett Field, California San Jose, California
<pjl AT ptolemy DOT arc DOT nasa DOT gov>
Received on Mon Mar 16 11:25:26 1998