[Xapian-devel] Gsoc- Text Extraction Libraries

Olly Betts olly at survex.com
Thu Mar 24 06:34:36 GMT 2011

On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 11:29:11AM -0700, Zongwei Li wrote:
> Thanks for the informative reply.  I'll take a look at the patch you
> put up.  Would there be a preferred language for the testing
> environment?

We use Perl in most places where we need a scripting language beyond
POSIX shell - it's good not to have too many dependencies, Perl is
installed almost everywhere already, and it's also good for text
manipulation and connecting other tools together.

So Perl's a good choice, but if you aren't familiar with it, or have
a preference to something else, it's not a problem to use that instead.


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