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Expose FAST ESP search results via OpenSearch RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello,

    I've got a need to expose search results from ESP via OpenSearch interface for external client to be able to consume ESP (kind of an "opposite" functionality to search federation). I think I could utilize either ESP or IMS interface to accomplish this (as IMS is also available), but I'm not sure that such functionality exists at all. Basically, I need a wrapper around ESP http interface or IMS that will query a search flow.

    Does something like this already exist for ESP or IMS-- out of the box OpenSearch interface or a plugin/mod?

    If not, what would be the best way to implement it? I could think of a custom wrapper over ESP/IMS. I thought it was a quite common functionality and was surprised not to be able to find it readily available.

    Thank you!

    Friday, May 25, 2012 3:28 PM

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  • Bump!
    Wednesday, June 6, 2012 3:55 PM
  • To my knowledge a ready built system does not exist. Building a Opensearch Frontend is pretty straight forward. Just query the Fast Server, parse results and output rss / atom of your choice.
    Wednesday, June 13, 2012 7:49 AM