Re: [htdig] search engine

chan (
Mon, 21 Jun 1999 18:31:05 +0800


Thanks for your reply.

Yes I wish to write one on my own, or is there any free ones for reference, I
can't get much info on robot, crawler etc...



Geoff Hutchison wrote:

> > Can anyone tell me where can I find more info on writing a powerful
> > search engine like altavista, hotbot??
> You want to write one yourself? I would say offhand that you're better off
> helping us work on scalability, if only for the practice. Then again I'm a
> bit biased. Even though there are a number of scalability problems in the
> 3.1.x versions, ht://Dig has been used successfuly on sites with over a
> million pages.
> -Geoff Hutchison
> Williams Students Online

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