[thelist] PHP/MSQL question millions or thousands

mac jordan mac.jordan at gmail.com
Thu Feb 7 06:21:07 CST 2008

On Feb 6, 2008 7:54 PM, Fred D Yocum <fdy at mcc.org> wrote:

>  http://www.nibblous.com Recipe and ingredients are held in one text
> field. What saves you from having carrotts or hum? How to index just the
> ingredients? Perhaps on processing you check each word against a table of
> ingredients and create a tag cluster held with the recipe record from the
> hits found. This also might save one from ingredient naming variations
> (Swede = Rutabaga, Zucchini= Marrow)
Yes, because it was designed as a community site, and I didn't want to
impose difficulties or structures on the users when they were entering
recipes.  Any logged in user can edit the tags, and there are a couple of
people who can edit any recipe, and so far it works well.

mac jordan

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