On Wed, 2008-01-30 at 12:34 -0600, Mike McGrath wrote:
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.
While we can leverage search projects like Lucene if we really want to
serve our users we need to model how they access data.
John (J5) Palmieri <johnp(a)redhat.com>