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IDProjectCategoryView StatusDate SubmittedLast Update
0000611YaCyWishlist - Wunschlistepublic2015-10-25 18:242015-10-25 18:30
ReporterDavide 
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PrioritynormalSeveritytweakReproducibilityN/A
StatusnewResolutionopen 
ETAnone 
PlatformOSOS Version
Product VersionYaCy 1.8 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0000611: Sort API results on ranking
DescriptionAPI (yacysearch.json) results are returned unsorted.
This requires a third-party program using the API to sort them by its own.

Most commonly, such a program can be expected to be an interpreted, non-compiled script, and sorting thousands of results is slow; additionally, the ranking score is a float number, which may further complicate sorting on some scripting languages.

Proposition: sorting results within Yacy before passing them to the API output would move the labor of sorting the results where it belongs: in Yacy's fast Java code.
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(0001122)
Davide (reporter)
2015-10-25 18:30

I'm currently writing an interface for Yacy API now, after months of crawling.
Please at least let me know whether this internal sorting feature is going to be implemented or ignored, so I can better plan my design.

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2015-10-25 18:24 Davide New Issue
2015-10-25 18:30 Davide Note Added: 0001122


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