[OSM-dev] gazetteer.openstreetmap.org for name finder?

Raphael Jacquot sxpert at sxpert.org
Tue Oct 2 08:06:54 BST 2007

David Earl wrote:
> I need to do some work on Name Finder for the 0.5 API, and I thought I'd 
>   try to do a few other things at the same time, like rewriting it to 
> work incrementally on the planet diff and/or do some in C++ (I was going 
> to redo it in rails, but since it is now unmanageably slow to create the 
> index in PHP given the size of the planet file, rails is unlikely to be 
> any better). (Searches have slowed down a little, but it is the index 
> creation which is desperately in need of work).

how about using the tsearch2 feature in a postgres database ?

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