Foo JH wrote on 10/06/2009 11:15 PM:
> Peter Karman wrote:
>> FWIW, I wouldn't expect anyone to upgrade to Swish3 who didn't need
>> full UTF-8
>> support, large (1M+) doc collections or incremental indexing. Swish-e 2.4.x
>> isn't going anywhere.
> In this Internet age, I would think UTF8 support is standard fare, and
> incremental indexing should solve the problem of routine reindexing?
As for UTF8, yes, it is standard fare in this age. Yet Swish-e 2.x is
(and will be) still useful with single-byte encoded documents, which
covers a lot of ground (English still being the lingua franca of the
Re: incremental indexing, yes, routine re-indexing will not be as
necessary, which should help considerably for those with large document
But Swish-e 2.x will still fill the same need/niche it does now: those
with modest collection sizes (<1million) and single-byte encodings
(ascii, latin1, etc.). My point is that upgrading to Swish3 is only
going to be useful if you need the features it offers. I expect
upgrading will come with some caveats: indexing will likely be slower,
for example. Everything has trade-offs.
Peter Karman . http://peknet.com/ . peter(at)not-real.peknet.com
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Received on Wed Oct 7 09:36:09 2009