Re: [htdig3-dev] Re: Multiple database (patch)

Subject: Re: [htdig3-dev] Re: Multiple database (patch)
From: Rajendra Inamdar (
Date: Wed Feb 09 2000 - 12:02:25 PST

> > If a search policy is selected by the user, it is used as the
> > search_algorithm for the search session.
> [snip]
> I'm not quite sure how this is any different from setting:
> allow_in_form: search_algorithm
> Then you make a pop-up in the search output for the appropriate
> algorithms. Or you could use the new build_select_list to make the pop-up.
> It seems like it's already in there...
> -Geoff

You are right. I guess I did not notice the allow_in_form. The code for
search_policies is quite localized, so it can be easily stripped out. In
any case, it has nothing to do with multiple databases.

Incidently, when I moved to 3.2.x, my searches using "substring" algorithm
seem to be running slower than with 3.1.3. Has anybody had similar


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