Lucene and indexing

Ype Kingma ykingma at
Fri Oct 18 19:56:39 CEST 2002

Mr P wrote:

> I am looking for a fast, "industrial strength", incremental indexer for
> Python. I have looked at ransacker and, but they don't cut the
> mustard. Are there any other I should look at?

I don't know.
> The Java community has a great indexer in Lucene
> ( I have some experience with Lucene and it's
> feature rich, extensible and very fast. I was wondering if anyone has
> ported
> Lucene to Python?  I think such a port would be a great addition to the
> .py universe.

In case you want to use lucene, have a look at Jython, the
java implementation of python at
The combination of Lucene and Jython is very good.

Have fun,

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