[thelist] Site search options

Tony Crockford tonyc at boldfish.co.uk
Tue Sep 19 01:54:02 CDT 2006

Paul Bennett wrote:
> HTDig - spidered the search ok, but results were far from 'relevant',
> often giving thousands of results (dues to word stemming) rather then
> the half a dozen that it should have. Example given by my colleague
> was a search for 'oriental bay' which turned up results for: orient,
> oriental, orientation, orienteering.....

That's fully configurable within htdig's config files though, and word 
stemming needn't be used.  I've found that fine tuning Ht:dig can get it 
to give very good results.


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