Re: searching for search
On Mon, May 24, 1999 at 12:07:09PM +1000, Marcelo Cantos wrote: > On Sun, May 23, 1999 at 11:31:43PM +0200, Edward C. Zimmermann wrote: > > > - in general, what are the features that push a technology > > > into another level of complexity and why (i.e. what is so > > > hard here?) > > Designing fulltext engines is not difficult :-) > > Making them updateable, small and fast is. [...] > Here is a list of features that have the potential to push complexity > (the list is neither comprehensive, nor in any particular order): [...] Not, to mention Unicode support, hmmm? Normalization of combining forms, exact/fuzzy matching, directionality, ... Unicode aside, cross-lingual suppport in general. Querying of hyper-linked data (including, but not limited to, web data). Michael ____________________________________________ http://www.mds.rmit.edu.au/~msf/ Multimedia Databases Group, RMIT, Australia. xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; (un)subscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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