[sword-devel] search idea

Trevor Jenkins sword-devel@crosswire.org
Thu, 23 Dec 1999 20:26:01 +0000

> I don't know if any other programs can do this yet but it would be 
> great if you could do more complicated searches. Like search for
> words in the same 'sentence' or 'paragraph' or 'section' as well as
> verses and chapters. Boolean searches (I'm not certain but I don't
> think it's in there yet) would be great as well.
> Does anyone know how these might be done?

Yes! That's what I did for 20+ years as a text retrieval specialist.

> This is a library level thing but would be great for bibletime as well.

Give me a little while to get over the "post viral fatigue" I'm suffering.

By in passing I will say this request is *the* thing I joined the
development list for. :-)

Regards, Trevor

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