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Re: Full text Indexing -out of contrib and into main..

From: Don Baccus <dhogaza(at)pacifier(dot)com>
To: "John Huttley" <John(at)mwk(dot)co(dot)nz>, <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Full text Indexing -out of contrib and into main..
Date: 2000-11-28 02:27:04
Message-ID: 3.0.1.32.20001127182704.01b54420@mail.pacifier.com (view raw or flat)
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At 02:51 PM 11/28/00 +1300, John Huttley wrote:
>>
>> Maybe asking 'Why isn't the contrib full-text-indexer not in the main
>> tree?' would be more productive on that front.
>
>Well, yes. Why isn't it?
>
>Full text indexing should be just as much a feature as any other key feature in
>PG.
>With the advent of unlimited file and record lengths in 7.1, this would be a good
>time to
>include it.
>
>FTI is particularly useful in the context of web content engines.

Well ... it's pretty inadequate, actually.  That might be one reason it's only
in contrib.



- Don Baccus, Portland OR <dhogaza(at)pacifier(dot)com>
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