RE: [htdig] Using htdig on the WWW Virtual Library


Budd, S. (s.budd@ic.ac.uk)
Tue, 27 Apr 1999 09:49:32 +0100


We have a site with 150 servers and over 380,000 documents indexed.

I do not have any experience with multi-lingual indexing but I do know that
French and German sites are using htdig.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gabriel Fenteany [SMTP:fenteany@calvin.bwh.harvard.edu]
> Sent: 27 April 1999 03:51
> To: htdig@htdig.org
> Subject: [htdig] Using htdig on the WWW Virtual Library
>
>
>
> Hello. The WWW Virtual Library (http://vlib.org/) is a distributed
> responsibility Web index of 288 separate sites linked to a central catalog
> spanning a huge range of topics, academic and not. It was actually
> started
> by Tim Berners-Lee himself and was once partly served from the W3C. It's
> been around since 1991 and has all sorts of different individual sites:
> some static HTML, some - much fewer - databases such as Links2, etc. We
> would like to implement a search engine that gets all of the HTML and text
> files on all 288 sites, tens of thousands of documents. There is little
> hope that in the near future the sites will be unified around one format,
> and this may not be desirable for us anyway, since each site serves a core
> of specialists with differing needs; however, we'd like to put in place at
> least a broad, top-level search engine that gets the user to the right
> page
> of links in the right site.
>
> We'd like to know whether you think ht://Dig would be a good solution for
> us.
>
> Any and all comments would be very much appreciated.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Gabriel
>
> --
> Gabriel Fenteany, Ph.D.
> Maintainer, WWW Virtual Library: Cell Biology
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