[Mediawiki-l] Is dynamic content searchable?

Frederik Dohr fdg001 at gmx.net
Thu Aug 16 11:37:13 UTC 2007

> I'm writing a custom tag that fetches data from external sources and
> embedded in a page (view) "on the fly".  My question is: would the
> dynamic data retrieved in such a fashion be searchable

If it's not stored in the wiki database, it's not searchable; imagine 
how much time and resources a "live" search would take, i.e. if the 
external resources were queried for every single search request.

-- F.

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