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A search engine, search webservice or source code indexing system based on simple compression technology

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000012140D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Apr-11
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Apr-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

A program idea is disclosed utilising the "character / word / sentence" style index built into compression algorithms like ZIP / LZHUF to create a text indexing system. Indexed files could be text, program source code or html. Index files & source material will always be in sync. An additional or updated file added to the main repository archive file automatically & quickly updates the index.