read and work with than Java ;)
* When an easy-to-use Pythonic interface is more important to you than raw
+* If your application can make good use of //one deeply integrated// search/lookup solution you can rely on just being there rather than having two different search solutions (a simple/slow/homegrown one integrated, an indexed/fast/external binary dependency one as an option).
Whoosh was created and is maintained by Matt Chaput. It was originally created
for use in the online help system of Side Effects Software's 3D animation