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RE: Version 1.3.1 Released (fwd)

From: Roy Tennant <rtennant(at)>
Date: Wed Jan 20 1999 - 19:31:05 GMT
The patch described here is now available in the SWISH-E Patches

Roy Tennant

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Date: Mon, 18 Jan 1999 07:19:04 -0800
From: Scott Schultz <>
Subject: RE: [SWISH-E] Version 1.3.1 Released


I've got a couple of patches here I thought I'd
send your way. They're a bit old at this point, but
it's not difficult to figure out where to 
apply them.

The net result is that a new option, -s num-to-skip, 
is added where num-to-skip is a number that tells
where to start in the search results. That is, "-s 100"
will cause swish-e to return results starting at 
result listing number 101. Combined with the -m option,
it allows you easily implement a paging scheme for
the results.

I've found this useful at my site, and I've had enough 
other people request it from me that I thought I'd submit
it to the swish-e team for possible inclusion in the source.

I haven't looked at swish-e 1.3 yet, so caveat emptor.
If my method looks like too much of a quick hack, then
I'll request that y'all consider putting similar functionality
in the next release. 


Scott Schultz
Received on Wed Jan 20 11:26:37 1999