> Let's not confuse the functionality of an indexer/search engine with
> the functionality of a search interface. An indexer is used to find.
> The finding process can be enhanced with features that are not a part
> of the indexer. Spell checking is one of those features. The
> exploitation of a thesaurus is another. Thus, creeping featuritis.
So, ok, on that level (and ignoring the "fundamental underpinnings"
argument, which may be what I was incoherently striving for at least in
part), what's wrong with Lucene? Java?
Karen G. Schneider
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