Question on Xesam capabilities
luca.dionisi at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 07:16:44 PDT 2007
On 8/10/07, Evgeny Egorochkin <phreedom.stdin at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
Indeed, I think it could be useful. That's why I asked. :P
I thought that the "2-stage search" (as opposed to ANDing
the criteria) could be used for that matter.
And from this, the second question arises:
> > And could I expect fast results as for a classic query
> > with a indexed search engine?
Having a result-set (for the preliminary search) as a
criterion for the final query, is it suitable for an indexed
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