auctor wrote:Would any kind soul care to explain exactly what that means in English please.
I'm not sure you want to know exactly
. The short version is that it will take fewer days for people to install the Perseus hopper if they want to run it. The ab initio
build process takes nearly a week â€” one database load is advertised to take four (4) days.
Are we any nearer to being able to have the P texts on our own machines in a searchable manner?
Nope. Perseus is through-and-through a server, not a desktop application.
As I typed the sentence above a truly perverse thought settled in my brains â€” convert the Perseus texts' XML into the nasty TLG file format, making them usable through Diogenes. Not sure how well that would work.