Awesome!

I've not used Odeum, but how does it compare to Lucene?

This may take some pressure off of me to get the Lucene bindings out 
ASAP, though I am definitely still doing it -- too much bloody time 
spent playing with GCJ and CNI already. ;-)

-Brian

On Apr 12, 2005, at 8:12 AM, Zed A. Shaw wrote:

> Hi,
>
> This is just a quick announcement of a Ruby extension to Mikio
> Hirabayashi's Odeum Inverted Index library which is part of both
> Estraier (http://estraier.sourceforge.net/ ) and QDBM
> (http://qdbm.sourceforge.net/ ).
>
> You can download the source package from:
>
> http://www.zedshaw.com/projects/ruby_odeum/
>
> Ruby/Odeum lets you index a set of documents (including meta-data) and
> then use the resulting index to do fast searches by words.  The
> extension supports most of the features and should become more 
> idiomatic
> as I work on it.
>
> Comments are welcomed.
>
> Zed
>
>