Re: [htdig] Want BOTH meta description and context excerpt

Subject: Re: [htdig] Want BOTH meta description and context excerpt
From: Gilles Detillieux (
Date: Mon Oct 16 2000 - 09:13:38 PDT

According to
> That worked perfectly! I added that line where you said, did "make" in the
> htsearch subdirectory, tested out the new executable and had the new variable
> at my disposal! Thanks very much.

Great. I think I'll add it to 3.2.

> I wish my company would open their minds more to open source. Ironically,
> they just decided to forgo a search engine on their intERnet site because "it
> would cost 100,000-300,000" (the internet site is actually much smaller than
> the intranet). I'll have to drop a sarcastic comment about the dreadful
> 'lack of support' for free software ('why it took almost 2 hours for the
> developer to fix my problem ...' ;)

Well, hey, we've been quite busy lately! ;)

> Now I'll go figure out how to do if-then stuff in the result pages ....

Not sure exactly what you mean by if-then stuff, but template_patterns
may help with conditional results output.

Gilles R. Detillieux              E-mail: <>
Spinal Cord Research Centre       WWW:
Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba  Phone:  (204)789-3766
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