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From Michael Wechner <>
Subject Re: is it possible to index wiki markup files?
Date Wed, 11 Jan 2012 22:00:12 GMT
Maybe Tika is also of help to you



Am 11.01.12 20:13, schrieb Reyna Melara:
> Hi, my name is Reyna Melara I'm a PhD student form Mexico, and I have a set
> of 11,051,447 files with txt extension but the content of each file is in
> fact in wiki format, I want and I need them to be indexed, but I don't know
> if I have to convert this content to flat text, I have been reading and I
> have found that:
> "At the core of Lucene's logical architecture is the idea of a *document*
>   containing *fields* of text. This flexibility allows Lucene's API to be
> independent of the file format<>.
> Text from PDFs<>,
> HTML<>
> , Microsoft Word<>, and
> OpenDocument<>  documents, as well
> as many others (except images), can all be indexed as long as their textual
> information can be extracted."
> So, I guess there's no problem if I leave the files just like they are
> already.
> My question about would be: Do I get the same results and advantages of
> this files? Will it be good?
> Thanks a lot, send best regards.

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