Perl API to Lucene

Jonathan Peterson JPeterson at
Thu May 4 09:54:25 BST 2006

> What're the benefits of this over Plucene?

Plucene has some serious performance issues, and (IMO) is not all that 
useful for serious stuff (I've not used the most recent versions, but 
neither do they claim the order-of-magnitude performance improvements that 
would be required based on experience with older versions).

Kinosearch is a Perl search engine inspired by [P]Lucene rather than 
replicating it, and it's performance is in the same range as Lucene 
(though still significantly slower). It uses a good deal less RAM however. 
It makes no attempt at API or index compatability with Lucene.

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