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Re: lucene/plucene

From: Peter Karman <peter(at)>
Date: Mon May 09 2005 - 18:45:31 GMT
my memory isn't as bad as I thought; I brought this thread up a couple months 
ago. Dobrica posted this interesting benchmark:

Eric Lease Morgan scribbled on 5/9/05 9:34 AM:
> At the risk to starting a religious war, what do folk here think of 
> Lucene/Plucene?
> My favorite indexer is swish-e. Quick. Easy. Well documented. Feature 
> rich. Comes with a Perl API as well as API's for other languages. The 
> query syntax is straight forward.
> As the amount of content I plan to index increases I begin to need an 
> incremental indexing feature. I also need multi-byte character 
> indexing. Lucene/Plucene offer these features at the expense of greater 
> complexity. Lucene/Plucene is 100% a toolbox, no application. It does 
> not index files, but rather data structures. This means I can not point 
> it to file system and have it automatically extract the meta data, 
> content, etc.
> What experience do others here in Swish-E World have with 
> Lucene/Plucene?

Peter Karman  .  .  peter(at)
Received on Mon May 9 11:45:34 2005