Re: Search box and http://search.debian.org
Craig Small pisze:
> On Sat, Jun 30, 2007 at 03:01:01PM +0200, Bas Zoetekouw wrote:
>> As the "we're working on it" text has been there for as long as I can
>> rememeber, I wonder is actually somebody is working on it. If not,
>> would anyone object to changing the search box on the homepage to use
>> Google directly? I think that would be much more user-friendly.
> We used to use udmsearch which did do the job rather well. It was
> stopped when we had one of the main machines crash and we suddenly no
> longer had a database server or any spare cpus to index it.
> I still think it could do the job, the problem is not so much the
> software (though there are some problems with it, more limitations
> really) but hardware. Whatever we use, its going to get thumped.
But why, I don't understand it. Hardware is only hardware, it should work when
it has only the power.