[sword-devel] Early Church Fathers
Mon, 23 Apr 2001 21:18:34 +0200
> > FYI, there's excellent open-source full-text search engine code
> > available. In its older incarnation it's called "mg" and it is
> > associated with the book "Managing Gigabytes ...". Text only.
> I know about mg; checking back throughthe lists archives will show several
> of us have mentioned the software and the (excellent) book before.
> However, it has as serious a problem as does the present "position
> pointer" situation. It does't allow enough of a fine grain in the
> sub-structure of the text.
Well. What is better - to use a search library which is already available but
not perfect (but surely faster than what we have now) or to wait for a
completely new search engine which might never come?
Trevor, I do not want to offend you. It's not your fault that you have been
ill. But I hope you understand that I would like to see a new search engine