Re: [htdig] indexing mhonarc archives


Subject: Re: [htdig] indexing mhonarc archives
From: Geoff Hutchison (ghutchis@wso.williams.edu)
Date: Wed Feb 02 2000 - 06:07:10 PST


At 8:10 AM +0100 2/2/00, Jan Wender wrote:
>In this vein another question: The html-files of mail messages contain lines
>with links to other messages, in which the subject of the other messages is
>put. If you search for a message, you always get lots of these linked
>messages which have nothing to do with what you search for except for the
>linked subject lines.
>Is there a possibility to exclude these search hits?

Not easily. However, if you turn up description_factor
<http://www.htdig.org/attrs.html#description_factor> then the linked
pages will get more weight. All of those subject links will add into
the document itself (the target of the links) and it should move up
in the list.

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online
http://wso.williams.edu/

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