[p2p-research] Yacy search engine

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Tue Nov 10 17:00:27 CET 2009

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 03:49:49PM +0000, Heath Matlock wrote:

> Speaking of p2p search engines, has anyone used Yacy?
> http://yacy.net/

Ugh. It's Java.
> A friend and I had done some initial work on converting it to Python
> (since we weren't fans of Java), but he got a job in Chicago and I

Right. So no full Python port yet? Too bad.

> went onto school. Anyway, it's a nice piece of software, so check it
> out if you get a chance.

How many nodes are out there, and how large the total index crawled?
What's the average query response time? How is query farmed (and
babby formed)? To how many nodes would it scale?

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