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Suggestions for indexing systems?

Regarding this statement: "You could roll-your-own indexing functions and save "index" files alongside your XML files for fast retrieval" -- can you give some references or suggestions?

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CPL for example, available at is a very powerful indexing system that could be used to index your XML in much the same way you would index collections of HTML. is a good site for more information about open source and commercial indexing technologies available.

This was first published in July 2002

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