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From Chantal Ackermann <chantal.ackerm...@btelligent.de>
Subject Re: Solr on iPad?
Date Fri, 23 Jul 2010 09:43:08 GMT
Hi,

unfortunately for iPad developers, it seems that it is not possible to
use the Spotlight engine through the SDK:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3133678/spotlight-search-in-the-application

Chantal

On Fri, 2010-07-23 at 10:16 +0200, Mark Allan wrote:
> Hi Stephan,
> 
> On the iPad, as with the iPhone, I'm afraid you're stuck with using  
> SQLite if you want any form of database in your app.
> 
> I suppose if you wanted to get really ambitious and had a lot of time  
> on your hands you could use Xcode to try and compile one of the open- 
> source C-based DBs/Indexers, but as with most things in OS X and iOS  
> development, if you're bending over yourself trying to implement  
> something, you're probably doing it wrongly!  Also, I wouldn't put it  
> past the AppStore guardians to reject your app purely on the basis of  
> having used something other than SQLite!
> 
> Apple's cocoa-dev mailing list is very active if you have problems,  
> but do your homework before asking questions or you'll get short shrift.
> 	http://lists.apple.com/cocoa-dev
> 
> Mark
> 
> On 22 Jul 2010, at 6:12 pm, Stephan Schwab wrote:
> 
> > Dear Solr community,
> >
> > does anyone know whether it may be possible or has already been done  
> > to
> > bring Solr to the Apple iPad so that applications may use a local  
> > search
> > engine?
> >
> > Greetings,
> > Stephan
> 




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