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  • Google's Summer of Code is happening again this year. In a nutshell, Google pay university-level students to work on Free/Open Source software over the (Northern hemisphere) Summer. If you aren't ...
    Olly BettsOlly Betts
    Mar 9, 2009 at 3:24 am
    Jun 10, 2009 at 3:55 am
  • Hi, I think this is a bug with xapian, as I've tried this code on python 2.4, 2.5 and 2.6 on OS X 10.5 and Ubuntu, with xapian 1.0.9 and 1.0.10 (both compiled from source). Running the attached code ...
    Simon RoeSimon Roe
    Mar 4, 2009 at 10:39 am
    Mar 4, 2009 at 12:08 pm
  • I'm trying to shrink my xapian database in an effort to reduce load on the poor server (I think it's just creeping up in size enough now to the point where the machine is struggling with it a bit) My ...
    Ben CampbellBen Campbell
    Mar 26, 2009 at 4:30 pm
    Mar 31, 2009 at 9:58 am
  • Hi, Is there a way to sum a value of collapsed documents? So, if I collapse on value 0 ('year') I want to be able to get the sum of value 1 ('amount') for all the collapsed documents. Thanks -- Help ...
    Simon RoeSimon Roe
    Mar 25, 2009 at 6:26 pm
    Mar 26, 2009 at 3:04 am
  • Hello, A small question: i found in the src that a term has a limitation of 245 characters (#define MAX_SAFE_TERM_LENGTH 245). Do you plan to change this limitation in the future versions? If not, ...
    David VersmisseDavid Versmisse
    Mar 24, 2009 at 2:55 pm
    Mar 29, 2009 at 9:46 am
  • Hi all, I used Xapian to search a database with 1.5 million products for an online webshop. We are cross referencing this with a relational database to do further refining which is far from optimal. ...
    James cauwelierJames cauwelier
    Mar 24, 2009 at 4:49 pm
    Mar 25, 2009 at 2:37 am
  • Hi. Half a year ago, I ran into this annoying problem: Sometimes a user did a search containing wildcards, and our server would run out of memory. I found that the problem was that my index has _a ...
    Adam SjøgrenAdam Sjøgren
    Mar 5, 2009 at 3:42 pm
    Mar 20, 2009 at 12:47 pm
  • Hi, We recently split the updating of a Xapian database into two separate processes. Process A selects items which need reindexing, writes a datafile, and runs scriptindex against this file to update ...
    Jim SpathJim Spath
    Mar 17, 2009 at 3:19 pm
    Mar 18, 2009 at 9:47 pm
  • Hello, With PHP, I try to get spelling corrections but after 2 days of trying I can make it work !!! Here is my < simple code : <?php require_once( '../global.info.php' ); require_once( ...
    BrunoBruno
    Mar 2, 2009 at 5:36 pm
    Mar 3, 2009 at 12:42 pm
  • Is there a particular policy about if/when the on-disk format for xapian indexes changes between versions? (in specific, I'm looking at generating an index offline on a machine using xapian 1.0.5, ...
    Ben CampbellBen Campbell
    Mar 31, 2009 at 2:50 pm
    Apr 2, 2009 at 8:22 am
  • I'm looking at adding some stopwords to my indexing procedure, and was wondering if anyone had any good rules of thumb on how to pick which words to blacklist. It all seems a little... well... vague. ...
    Ben CampbellBen Campbell
    Mar 26, 2009 at 4:14 pm
    Mar 30, 2009 at 1:02 pm
  • I've been experimenting using tesseract to OCR tiff's with omega just using the tesseract binary package from Ubuntu. The one issue I find is that tesseract is sooo slow. One work around so ocr'ing ...
    Frank J BruzzanitiFrank J Bruzzaniti
    Mar 19, 2009 at 5:06 am
    Mar 22, 2009 at 10:17 pm
  • Funny bug I found using omega. I put in about 20 terms and get 304 matches. I click on page 2, page 3, etc all works well till I hit page 21 then my matches go down to 201 and I just get 1 more ...
    Frank J BruzzanitiFrank J Bruzzaniti
    Mar 25, 2009 at 12:41 pm
    Mar 25, 2009 at 1:51 pm
  • I read on a post about someone adding spelling correction. http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.search.xapian.general/7105 They quoted that they had gotten it working by adding these 2 lines: ...
    Frank J BruzzanitiFrank J Bruzzaniti
    Mar 25, 2009 at 1:52 am
    Mar 25, 2009 at 1:48 pm
  • I've uploaded Xapian 1.0.11 (including Search::Xapian 1.0.11.0), which as usual you can download from: http://xapian.org/download Starting from this release, I'm going to include SHA1 checksums of ...
    Olly BettsOlly Betts
    Mar 18, 2009 at 10:11 pm
    Mar 25, 2009 at 11:10 am
  • All, I have been evaluating Xapian and Solr/Lucene for building a search application, and ran some tests to compare indexing and query performance between the two. I think the results might be useful ...
    Anurag GoelAnurag Goel
    Mar 11, 2009 at 5:04 pm
    Mar 14, 2009 at 1:24 pm
  • I've been looking for doco on how FLAG_PHRASE effects the search results. Can anyone explain. Frank
    Frank J BruzzanitiFrank J Bruzzaniti
    Mar 25, 2009 at 1:53 am
    Mar 25, 2009 at 2:30 am
  • Hi, I've started playing with Xapian for a personal project. Until now all went great: it's simple, effective and besides this it looks encouragingly compact. Unfortunately, I hit a wall today: I ...
    Silviu-Ionut GanceanuSilviu-Ionut Ganceanu
    Mar 4, 2009 at 10:58 pm
    Mar 4, 2009 at 11:13 pm
  • Hello, With PHP, I try to get spelling corrections but after 2 days of trying I can make it work !!! Here is my < simple code : <?php require_once( '../global.info.php' ); require_once( ...
    BrunoBruno
    Mar 2, 2009 at 5:34 pm
    Mar 2, 2009 at 5:34 pm
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