Tip, SAX and document order

A practical application of document order indexing in a search-engine application

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Howard Katz

Date archived: February 24, 2017 | First published: January 01, 2003

This tip focuses on document order, SAX, and something I call document order indices, or DOIs for short. I'll start with a short discussion of document order, explaining what it is, where it's useful in an XML context, and why it's important. I'll then present some simple SAX code that shows a practical application of DOIs in a search engine application. This is the first of several tips in a series that explores some interesting and offbeat things you can do with SAX.

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