|Developer(s)||originated by Kevin Hughes (www)|
|Stable release||2.4.7 / April 5, 2009|
|Operating system||Windows, most Unix|
|Type||search engine, open source|
|License||GNU General Public License|
SWISH-E stands for Simple Web Indexing System for Humans - Enhanced. It is used to index collections of documents ranging up to one million documents in size and includes import filters for many document types.
SWISH-E is based on SWISH, developed by Kevin Hughes. When Kevin Hughes stopped maintaining it, Roy Tennant (then at the University of California, Berkeley Library) requested in the mid-1990s to take responsibility for developing it further as a web indexing tool. Hughes assented, and for several years afterwards UC Berkeley Library staff developers and other volunteers maintained and enhanced it. It is now maintained by a team of volunteers.
- Swish-e home page
- SWISH++ file indexing and searching engine is based on Swish-e
- Search Tools for Web Sites and Intranets - some material about various search tools (articles, comparisons, etc.)
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