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Satellite is a Web site indexing and search package meant for indexing and searching medium size Web sites. Planned features include support for a large range of file formats (text, HTML, Word documents, XSL, PDF, and CHM), an unlimited number of different indexes with one installation, an unlimited number of result page templates, a Web-based administrator which allows easy adding, modifying, and deleting of indexes, fast search processing, and small indexes.

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Recent releases

  •  18 May 2004 01:30

    Release Notes: Administrator has been extended to administrate Satellite over the Web. This release has support for local and HTTP indexing (spidering of other sites), support for result page templates, a simple template editor, and the ability to build an unlimited number of indexes and configurations, which allows you to use several search engines with 1 Satellite installation. It supports Google-like search queries (xxx AND yyy OR zzz). Results can be displayed in a 'normal' way as well as per directory. Full robots.txt support has been added. Online help is available.

    •  27 Mar 2004 02:00

      Release Notes: The results ranking problem in beta5 has been fixed.

      •  25 Mar 2004 03:53

        Release Notes: The search algorithm was completely rewritten, so that it now supports "google-like" search queries like, "aaa OR bbb AND ccc -ddd". Nested queries (such as "aaa OR (bbb AND ccc)") are not supported. Phrase-search is also not supported, but is planned for Satellite 2.1. The new algorithm has been tested, but not thoroughly. Code cleanup was done in A few minor interface fixes were made in

        •  18 Mar 2004 03:23

          Release Notes: The OR search algorithm, which tended to list the same hits more than once on the result pages, has been partially rewritten. The AND search algorithm has also been partially rewritten. resultpage of and on no longer displays a bogus first entry.

          •  16 Mar 2004 09:48

            No changes have been submitted for this release.


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