andy rosbrook scribbled on 12/9/05 9:30 AM:
> StoreDescription HTML <body> 300
> StoreDescription XML <body> 300
> StoreDescription HTML2 <body> 300
> StoreDescription XML2 <body> 300
increase your StoreDescription to something much larger. That only grabs the
first 300 characters in the file (usually that's <50 words...).
> If i were to search for 'car' in a normal html document, the description
> returned seems to be just pulled from the top of the body and not focused
> around the keyword as you would think, usual description is:
yes. if no match is found in the property text, the first N chars are returned.
> any ideas on how i can improve descriptions? My only idea was to grab a huge
> description and chop it down manually with perl 100 words either side of the
> first occurence of the search term.
see my SWISH::HiLiter Perl module on CPAN for code that does that snipping of
contextual text. It also will highlight search terms in the snippet.
Peter Karman . http://peknet.com/ . peter(at)not-real.peknet.com
Received on Fri Dec 9 07:59:14 2005