[Pydotorg-redesign] how to search the site
roy at panix.com
Sat Sep 13 16:06:52 EDT 2003
On Saturday, September 13, 2003, at 03:30 PM, Simon Willison wrote:
> Alternatively, how about building a search engine on top of the
> excellent lupy (a port of the open source Lucene Java search engine)?
> From my admittedly limited experience of Lupy it is a truly excellent
> product - it provides a very powerful API for indexing documemts, and
> a simple interface for running searches on them.
Why would you not want to use google, as previously suggested, other
than NIH (Not Invented Here)? It works, it's easy, it's fast, it's
free, we don't have to maintain it ourselves, everybody is familiar
with it, etc. What's not to like?
What does Lupy give us that google doesn't?
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