site text search

Minty mintywalker at
Wed Feb 8 21:58:29 GMT 2006

On 2/8/06, Dirk Koopman <djk at> wrote:
> What do people use these days for providing local text searches on
> smallish websites?

Plucene can do small-ish.  About 20x slower than Lucene, but hey...

There's even a few docs kicking about

Haven't really used the stuff below, so cannot comment, but if you are
looking for things to play with ...

I think, but can't be sure, Wikipedia ended up with pylucene, in part
due to being able to compile with gcj.

Personally, I reckon fulltext indexing in mysql could be the way to go
: anyone got any stats on index sizes and effect on query speed

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