[Bioperl-l] Bio::Seq -> Solr (Lucene) ?

Hilmar Lapp hlapp at gmx.net
Thu Aug 30 01:37:59 UTC 2007

On Aug 29, 2007, at 6:11 PM, Jay Hannah wrote:

> [...]
> I'm thinking I could write Perl which would take a Bio::Seq object and
> convert it to an XML file which Solr would happily inject into Lucene
> for me.
> If I could do that I'm thinking that any of the many formats that
> Bio::SeqIO can slurp could magically be sent into a Lucene index for
> searching.
> [...]
> Since I haven't started yet, what would I call this thing?
> Bio::SeqIO::Solr?  (and I wouldn't implement the I part?)

Would this be a Solr-specific XML writer? Or could you use an  
existing XML format for sequences?

(as an aside, if you do need a Solr-specific format writer, my  
suggestion would be to name it solrxml [lowercase])


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