Python for search engine development

Mike Meyer mwm at
Mon Oct 3 01:38:46 CEST 2005

"corebump" <m.yalcin at> writes:

> hi everybody,
> i planinng develop a search engine and i think using the python. Python
> performance is enough this project? 

If you're going to do the heavy lifting in Python, maybe. It depends
on what you're going to search, and the performance requirements for a

On the other hand, if you use a Python wrapper around a full-text
search facility, so that python finds documents, takes queries and
formats results for the user, it should be just fine.

Mike Meyer <mwm at>
Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information.

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