>From: Bill Moseley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: andy rosbrook <email@example.com>
>CC: Multiple recipients of list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: Defining Custom Properties
>Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2005 07:58:15 -0700
>On Mon, Sep 05, 2005 at 07:47:23AM -0700, andy rosbrook wrote:
> > Hi all
> > I was wondering weather it is possible to define your own property and
> > retrive this through the SWISH API?
>The swish API if for searching an existing index. Not creating an
>index where you define a property.
> > I would like to define a 'category' property for a specifiec index and
> > retrive the value of this through the API.
>In perl you do:
> $prop = $result->Property('category');
This is what i would be after, but am i able to define the property category
inside the config file? I have an automated system which generates
swish.config for diffrent file types and indexes, so i was thinking i could
also add what category the results are from.
might belong to the 'resource' category.
So a seprate indexes will have seprate property values as i write the config
> > I've checked out defining custom meta tags but my problem slightly
> > the property will not appear in the indexed document, i would like to
> > in the config itself, something like this:
> > MetaNames Category "books"
>Oh, so you want it index-wide? So every call to
>No, there's nothing to do that. There's a few index headers that you
>can set (IndexAdmin, IndexName, IndexDescription, IndexPointer),
This is a possible solution, i could simply set IndexDescription as 'books',
can this property be retrived using the API?
>Otherwise, you would need to set the value on every input file.
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Received on Mon Sep 5 08:08:53 2005