[Xapian-discuss] Confused about the Wiki thing

Olly Betts olly at survex.com
Mon Apr 10 01:02:45 BST 2006

On Sun, Apr 09, 2006 at 07:48:28PM -0400, Riannamay at aol.com wrote:
> Hello, recently someone send a message saying that they added info to the  
> Wiki and to feel free to please ask questions about Omega there if we
> had  any. 

I assume you mean Jim's recent message?

He wasn't saying "ask questions on the wiki", he was saying his tutorial
would serve as an answer to the question "how do I get started with

> But the Wiki says not to ask questions there so wondering why this was  sent 
> to us.

Think of the wiki as a place to put answers, not questions.

> along with its matching Omega version. Where to find its matching Omega 
> version?

Go to the "Download" page:


The "xapian-core" link downloads the Xapian library, and the "omega" link
downloads the matching version of omega.

> Is there anything else I should download along with these to use Omega? 

Not from us.  If you want to index formats other than HTML and plain
text then you'll want to install various conversion programs.  If you're
using Linux, they're probably packaged by your Linux vendor/distributor.


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