On a related note, do any of the libraries allow the user to iterate over a large result set without having to be aware of repeated calls, incrementing the start parameter, and that sort of bookkeeping?
It seems like someone must have built an iterator to hide that when you're trying to sift through a large number of hits.
> On Aug 31, 2016, at 4:09 PM, Rhoads, Joseph <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I've used several of these. I like the interface of mysolr but (as
> mentioned) it hasn't been updated in a while.
> pysolr is fairly up to date (v3.5 came out in May this year), and is used
> in django-haystack for the solr backend.
> Haystack itself is great if you want an ORM-like interface for solr and use
> On Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 3:42 PM, Chris Gray <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I haven't done much of that but you can submit documents via the API and
>> have them indexed (and processed by Tika). Once you understand how to do
>> that, you might find that you can do everything you want to do.
>> An alternative would be reading the source of one of those libraries. In
>> the list you referenced, the only mention of inserting documents was for
>> sunburnt. I would be inclined to look there first, especially since it
>> mentions a pythonic interface to Solr.
>> A good, and amusing, cautionary tale about overwritten Python libraries is
>> at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9pEzgHorH0.
>> On 2016-08-31 03:28 PM, Eric Lease Morgan wrote:
>>> On Aug 31, 2016, at 3:25 PM, Chris Gray <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> Okay, there are SO many Python libraries  for Solr, and I’d like to
>>>>> know which one is the most popular (not necessarily the “best”).
>>>> What do you want to do with it?
>>>> I didn't feel the need to even look for a Python library for my needs.
>>>> I use Python to submit searches to the Solr web API and consume the results
>>>> as JSON.
>>> Good question. I want to add documents to a Solr index, and I want to
>>> query the same index. Hmmm… —Eric M.