Question on Xesam capabilities
phreedom.stdin at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 04:06:02 PDT 2007
On Friday 10 August 2007 13:25:09 Luca Dionisi wrote:
> Is it possible with the Xesam API to "search within results"
> à la Google or even better?
> I mean, will I be able, with a Xesam compliant search tool,
> to do things like the following?
> - search all files of type development (*.c; *.h; *.java; ...)
> - within result set, search for files containing some text
> e.g. "implements"
> - within new result set, search for files containing some
> other text, e.g. "get_width ("
This is easily implemented on the client side by ANDing the 1st, 2nd etc
> - hilight the words that match the last search, and not
> the words used for previous filtering stages.
We don't have to provisions for this. Maybe a good idea.
> And could I expect fast results as for a classic query
> with a indexed search engine?
It depends on the indexer, files indexed, query complexity etc. You can expect
the speed to be comparable.
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