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Re: Indexing XML
- From: Duane Nickull <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: Gavin Thomas Nicol <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Wed, 23 May 2001 00:23:33 -0700
> > The site is about GoXML.com which was the first true contextual XML
> > Engine on the web in 1999. The current version, 3.0 just released,
> > build indexes of up to 2 terrabytes in size and provide very quick
> > based results.
> Not to be picky, but quite a number of systems offered full structural
> indexing of SGML/XML documents, well before 1999. The first public version
> of DynaWeb appeared in late 1994/1995 and has always supported full
> structural queries. OpenText had some pretty good stuff around then too,
> and from memory MTSGMLQL (or somesuch) was also available. I remember also
> VODAK and a few other systems.
> GoXML was by no means the first.
I didn't know that XML was around in 1994-5. I believe that XML became a
standard around 1998 therefore the claim stands .
GoXML.com is and was the first true contextual XML Search engine deployed on