Complete.Org: Mailing Lists: Archives: gopher: February 2002:
[gopher] V2 new database online and new search system

[gopher] V2 new database online and new search system

[Top] [All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index] [Thread Index]
To: gopher@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [gopher] V2 new database online and new search system
From: Cameron Kaiser <spectre@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2002 22:04:13 -0800 (PST)
Reply-to: gopher@xxxxxxxxxxxx

Veronica-2's new engine and database (7.2 million selectors) is now online.
The database is about two months old, so it's not current with the new
little servers around here, but it will be soon.

The engine is no longer WAIS, but an in-house search system called Textil-FS
which implements phonetic matching, faster response times and better query
interpretation. The results limit has now been increased from 140 to 500.
There is also a more efficient adaptive cache to speed up common queries,
and VISHNU has also been retrofitted to use the system.

Btw, If anyone out there is still using the old selector at,
please update it to


or host port 70 itemtype 1 selector /v2/

Please furnish your comments.

----------------------------- personal page: --
 Cameron Kaiser, Point Loma Nazarene University * ckaiser@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
-- Support your local Search and Rescue. Get lost. ----------------------------

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]
  • [gopher] V2 new database online and new search system, Cameron Kaiser <=