> What do you think about future versions of swish-e?
I'm still excited over 2.0! ;-)
> I have received several mails from different people for new addons.
> Here are some of them:
> 1. Perl and php modules for searching index files
That would be enormously useful.
> 6. Build a C library. This will help in making a perl or php
Lack of a usable library is one of the many reasons (excuses? :-) I have
not attempted to work on 1.
> 11. A search engine with some type of optimization
> for complex queries.
6 should greatly increase the feasibility of this. I don't think many
current users would benefit, unfortunately.
> I think these ones will also be useful:
> 9. Someone asks for unicode support...
That's probably a vitally important feature for a number of people. I
wish I had some understanding how that would be implemented.
> 12. Stemming modules for non english languages.
Some way to interface new index/search "filtering" (such as stem and
soundex) modules without modifying code might be nice.
> Any more ideas?
I wish I had more ideas. :-) Your list covers most everything that
comes to my mind.
> handle=SwishOpen(IndexFiles) /* read headers */
> numresults=SwishSearch(handle,search_string, options...)
> result=SwishRetrieve(handle) /* Get result */
> SwishClose(handle) /* realease handle and memory */
> With this library, I think that building perl, php or even java
> modules should be easier.
I think that would greatly simplify integrating SWISH-E into other
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