[sword-devel] Faster searching wanted

Bobby Nations sword-devel@crosswire.org
Tue, 02 Apr 2002 16:13:35 -0600


My two cents.

JSword is in very, very early stages (pre-alpha) at the moment.  There 
is a separate CVS module dedicated to JSword, but the code is still 
unusable.  Troy began porting the C++ code some time back, and a few 
folks picked up the ball on it but it hasn't been advanced very far.  We 
were making some progress on it until the servers got hacked and then 
everyone got busy getting 1.5.3 out the door.  I know, I know, excuses, 
excuses :-|

There are discussions ongoing as to the road ahead at the following two 


Take a look at the two URL's above to see if they help you any.



Nathan wrote:

> On the Java side, the Lucene search engine may be worth looking into:
> http://jakarta.apache.org/lucene/docs/index.html
> (also listed on that searchtools.com page)
> Btw, what is the state of JSword?