eric_morgan at infomotions
Jan 26, 2008, 7:48 AM
Post #3 of 3
On Jan 26, 2008, at 10:41 AM, Marvin Humphrey wrote:
> The only release of KS that could read a Lucene (version 1.4.3)
> index was 0.05, and that was only for pure ASCII source material.
> The Lucene file format is gnarly -- it uses the illegal aberration
> "modified UTF-8" for text encoding, it's compromised by exceedingly
> complex optimizations, etc. The format wasn't originally designed
> to be public; the spec was published as an afterthought.
> Developments since 1.4.3 have made it even harder to work with.
BTW, I see that version 0.20 of KinoSearch supports sorting. Cool!
Eric Lease Morgan
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