[sword-devel] module modtime -vs- CLucene index out-of-date-ness

Kahunapule Michael Johnson kahunapule at mpj.cx
Wed May 2 08:05:03 MST 2007

Chris Little wrote:
> There is no such mechanism, to my knowledge.
> Should I start indexing all of our modules?
> Pros:
> - Users won't have to do their own indexing.
> - Most users don't know about indexing at all, so they'll suddenly see 
> huge speed improvements and be able to access Lucene syntax searches.
> - Updated modules will come with updated indexes.
> Cons:
> - Larger download size.
> - Frontends without Lucene support get no improvement, just the bigger 
> d/l size. (Think handhelds.)
What about updating the Sword engine to index each module as it is
installed, if the indexing can be used. That way, you get small
downloads for everyone, faster searches for those who can use indexes,
and a little more module installation time.

Just a thought...


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