Re: More on Indexing and Moving one higher than HTML etc

Brian Behlendorf (
Fri, 5 Aug 1994 22:51:59 +0200

On Fri, 5 Aug 1994 wrote:
> >Ahhh if only we had the money. But I think you hit the nail on the head here.
> >I
> >dont envisage a situation where people will be willing to do this, so we do
> >need automation. As far as I am concerned just a few small scripts may help.
> Have you considered WAIS? It has an HTTP interface.

Actually, I've grown much more fond of Glimpse.

It's a lot more lightweight (building the indices for our 10 meg
collection of docs takes minutes instead of an hour with WAIS) and
is a lot less flaky.