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From Lukas Zapletal <>
Subject Re: Directory readonly implementation in a ZIP file via HTTP [FILE]
Date Wed, 15 Jan 2003 08:42:06 GMT
> Maybe I just don't know enough about this, but wouldn't a ZipDirectory
> implementation really only be suitable for small indices anyway?
> Would anyone want to search a large zipped index?
> If not kept in memory, such an index would have to be unzipped all the
> time, and if it's big unzipping would take a long time, and therefore
> the searches would take a long time.
I think unzipping doesn`t take much time, there can be some caches....

Loading into memory is good for applets.

Lukas Zapletal

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