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Re: Fedora Search



On Wed, 30 Jan 2008, Luke Macken wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 30, 2008 at 11:57:23AM -0600, Mike McGrath wrote:
> > We need a Fedora search engine.  Especially for docs.  Options
> >
> > 1) Do we run our own?
> >
> > 2) Do we use google.
> >
> > I love 2, its easy.  But it is, non-OSS.  So there are moral issues at
> > stake here.  (though I've not used google to exclusively search through
> > our sites, it may suck at it, who knows :)
> >
> > So, thoughts?  Who has deployed their own search engines?  I've used htdig
> > in the past.
>
> I know J5 has been working on a search controller for MyFedora, which
> will be responsible for scouring a bunch of our resources.  I don't see
> why we wouldn't be able to search docs as well.
>

Is he writing his own?  If so I'd rather use one that has an upstream that
isn't us for the more global stuff.  I just know there's a lot of options
in the search field that don't involve any code maintenance from us.

	-Mike


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