Re: Search options for local documentation sets

Subject: Re: Search options for local documentation sets
From: Lois Patterson <loisrpatterson -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Wolfgang Schapat <wolfgang -dot- schapat -at- t-online -dot- de>, techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2016 11:15:31 -0700

Hi Wolfgang,

Thanks for the suggestion.
Copernic looks like it's good for your own desktop, but I don't see it as
being something that can be bundled with the product documentation and
shipped with the product, unless I am missing something.

On Thu, Jul 14, 2016 at 1:38 AM, Wolfgang Schapat <
wolfgang -dot- schapat -at- t-online -dot- de> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> load and try "Copernic Desktop Search" from https://www.copernic.com.
> It works fine.
>
>
> At 21:47 13.07.2016, Lois Patterson wrote:
>
>> I know that if you have your product documentation online, Google does a
>> great deal of the work when it comes to search. In addition, it's
>> relatively straightforward to implement solutions like elasticsearch. I
>> understand the benefits of public, online documentation for searchability.
>>
>> However, I need a solution for local documentation. The infrastructure
>> required to set up something like elasticsearch for a local doc system
>> (essentially comprised of HTML files) seems excessive. But the search
>> provided out of the box by sphinx is not satisfactory.
>>
>> If you are delivering local documentation, what are you using for
>> high-quality search?
>>
>>
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