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RE: word fragment stemming

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Thu Mar 20 2003 - 18:45:17 GMT
On Thu, 20 Mar 2003, McKenzie, Chuck wrote:

> Yes, this works perfectly.
> All this time I thought swish didn't have wildcard matching, and it turned
> out that it was just my paranoid CGI filtering out all nonalphanumeric input
> characters, so the '*' couldn't get through.

Are you on Windows?  If not read on:

Fork and exec and then you don't have to worry about what characters are
entered (although swish will still see foo=bar as a metaname search, which
you may or may not want.)

Or use the SWISH::API module.  Here's an example:

Sorry about the HTML formatting.

Bill Moseley
Received on Thu Mar 20 18:48:59 2003