Re: [htdig] wildcard matching, 8-bit characters, and 2-letter words

Subject: Re: [htdig] wildcard matching, 8-bit characters, and 2-letter words
From: Gilles Detillieux (
Date: Tue Apr 04 2000 - 14:24:51 PDT

According to atta dubson:
> On Fri, 31 Mar 2000, Geoff Hutchison wrote:
> > By wildcard searching, you must mean prefix searching--it's the only fuzzy
> > method that recognizes the "*" character (twhich is the default
> > prefix_match_character). You can switch to substring matching, but then
> > you won't want to use "*" in the query. Full regex searching is available
> > in 3.2.
> this should be added to the default htdig.conf.
> <> lists 7 algorithms,
> while htdig.conf only mentions 6 algorithms.

In the current CVS source tree for 3.2, htdig.conf lists 10 algorithms,
as do attrs.html, config.html and require.html.

Gilles R. Detillieux              E-mail: <>
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