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Tim Bray tbray at
Mon May 24 17:14:25 BST 1999

At 10:50 AM 5/24/99 -0400, John Cowan wrote:
>Why so big?  A phrase index should be the same as a word index
>with only a 4-byte word serial number in addition.

Uh, there is more than one way to implement phrase indexing.  Check
out, for example, suffix arrays (Manber & someone).  -T.

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