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 UWA week 40 (2nd semester, week 10) ↓
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2:58am Mon 3rd Oct, Christopher M.

ANONYMOUS wrote:
> In the index-file formatting section of the project brief, it specifies each indexed word should be ideally stored only once - I'd like to ask whether this is once for each file or once overall.
(a reminder that this is an 'ideal' situation, one striving to make the index-file as small as possible). If you store each word only once overall, along with the files in which it occurs then, when searching for any word, you just determine if it exists in the index (at all) and, if it does, list its filenames. Your next question will likely be "how do I avoid storing the filenames multiple times?" Turn that question around and ask "if I store each filename only once, how can I efficiently reference them from 'each word'?"

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