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Re: packages.debian.org

On Wed, 20 Jan, 1999, jmlb2@hermes.cam.ac.uk wrote:
> Given that from your description swish++ sounds like a general purpose
> indexer, which has been set up to index 'natural language' is it the best one
> for our purposes?

The main thing is it is free software, most search engines are not.

> If the aim is simply to build an index of package names to web pages, I would
> have thought that a different tool would be more appropriate - indeed, with
> perl and the HTML parser module, it would be a short script.


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