[Tamas Hegedus] > You have released the ZODB/ZEO as a stand alone package. But there is no > stand alone searching possibility. Why? This just does not make any > sense.
It makes sense if you know why ZODB is released this way ;-) Primarily, it's so that people running Zope can install ZEO servers on other machines, without needing to install Zope there too. If others can make use of standalone ZODB too, that's great, but it's not the primary intent. There are no current plans to add index/catalog/search code to the ZODB distribution. That's usually viewed as an application-level problem, and it's up to applications to solve it in ways best suited for their particular needs. As an example, I'm the titular head of the SpamBayes project: http://spambayes.sourceforge.net and we're in the process there of adopting ZODB as the default backend database. While SpamBayes needs to search its database frequently and heavily, there's nothing ZODB could add that we would use! Instead we'll build the SB database directly out of ZODB's BTrees, whose builtin searching abilities are a perfect fit to what SB needs. Are you quite sure that someone else's idea of a general-purpose searching facility is something you'd actually use? Don't underestimate the difficulties in crafting a "one size fits all" approach here that actually fits anyone ;-) _______________________________________________ For more information about ZODB, see the ZODB Wiki: http://www.zope.org/Wikis/ZODB/ ZODB-Dev mailing list - ZODB-Dev@zope.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zodb-dev