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Version 1.3.1 Released

From: Roy Tennant <rtennant(at)>
Date: Sat Jan 16 1999 - 23:10:28 GMT
Version 1.3.1 of SWISH-E is now available for downloading at:

Key features include:

* the ability to specify META tags whose contents should be stored in the
index and returned in search results ("document properties")
* word stemming, which will will automatically match (English) words that
had the same word stem, so a search for "emotional" will match "emotion".
This converts plural forms into singular as well. This can be activated or
not in the configuration file.
* the HTTP and File System indexing systems were combined so one
executable can index both web sites and files. 
* for the HTTP indexing system, there is a new option of treating URL's as
case insensitive

Please see the release notes for more information at:

And also key portions of the manual:

Document Properties:
Configuration File example:

Most of the features of this release were programmed by Mark Gaulin
<>. Ron Klatchko, Yan Stettler, and Earl Fogel also
contributed to this release. As always, our thanks to the entire SWISH-E
community for their suggestions, patches, and code contributions.
Roy Tennant
Giulia Hill
SWISH-E Managers
Received on Sat Jan 16 15:06:09 1999