Re: Searching gmane groups in Gnus?
Reiner Steib <reinersteib+gmane <at> imap.cc>
2010-01-02 23:07:08 GMT
On Sat, Jan 02 2010, Steinar Bang wrote:
> Gmane is made searchable with the excellent xapian search engine
> Would it be possible to extend nnir to do search in Gmane groups from
> inside Gnus? How much work would it be on the Gnus side? Is there
> anything that needs to be done on the xapian side? Is there an
> interface that is appropriate from searches using other applications
> than web browsers?
There is support for Gmane already. Dunno if it still working and if
it fits your needs.
,----[ (info "(gnus)Foreign Groups") ]
| `G w'
| Make an ephemeral group based on a web search
| (`gnus-group-make-web-group'). If you give a prefix to this
| command, make a solid group instead. You will be prompted for the
| search engine type and the search string. Valid search engine
| types include `google', `dejanews', and `gmane'.
| [ *Note (info "(gnus)Web Searches") ]
See `nnweb.el' (search for "gmane") for details.