Re: [htdig] Newbie Q: Functionality of htdig


Egon Schmid (eschmid@stuttgart.netsurf.de)
Mon, 29 Mar 1999 21:41:46 +0200 (MET DST)


On Mon, 29 Mar 1999, Torsten Neuer wrote:

>
> On Mon, 29 Mär 1999, Geoff Hutchison wrote:
> >On Mon, 29 Mar 1999, Torsten Neuer wrote:
> >
> >> Well, I could imagine regex-replacing the output of htsearch in a
> >> PHP/3 or CGI wrapper script which then would just pass the requested
> >> URL on to another wrapper which in turn does the hilighting. That
> >> way you won't get the document directly from the server but modified.
> >> Together with the anchor feature of ht://Dig that would be exactly
> >> what Sasa asked for.
> >
> >True. But as I read it, the question was "does *ht://Dig* do this?" So my
> >answer was no.
>
> Yep, yoi're right.. ht://Dig can't do that itself.
>
> >PHP or CGI would do this nicely. Then again, there are other
> >document-publishing systems on UNIX that do this already... No use
> >repeating the effort...
>
> Not so sure.. are those "other document-publishing systems" suitable
> for use in a web site? If yes, you're right.. ,-)
>
> >(Of course if someone wants to contribute a CGI wrapper or PHP code to do
> >this, I'd be glad to put it on the website.)
>
> Since I could think of using such a thing for our own site, I think
> I'll hack it as soon as I find a free slot. Alas, if you're going
> to provide me with one of those "other ... systems" I'd be glad to
> skip that ;-)
>
> ciao,
> Torsten

As for PHP you can look at ca.php.net or www.php.net. Our site designer
Colin Viebrock <cmv@easydns.com> have written an excelent article at:

        http://beta.devshed.com/Server_Side/PHP/search/

-Egon

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