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RE: tlug: Glimpse?

tlug note from (Jim Breen)
On Apr 30, 10:32am, =?iso-8859-1?Q?Thomas_B=E4tzler?= wrote:
} Subject: RE: tlug: Glimpse?
>> "Francis Brian O'Carroll" <> asked:
>> >What is glimpse? And where do I get it?

and Thomas replied:
>> Glimpse is a neat full text indexer/search engine. Basically, it builds
>> a huge dictionary of all the words in the texts you index, and then
>> lets you search this full-text index. As for the source, it's included
>> in the Harvest proxy cache distribution. Or you if you run Debian,
>> you can get a package in non-free.

Glimpse was mentioned in a recent Linux Journal. The article about
generating WWW-based Linux documentation included a search option, which
is based on Glimpse. It cautioned that it was not available for commercial

I must look into it.


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