Content Retrieval: Desktop Search
I wrote this article in August 2005 explaining the concept of desktop search engines and existing implementations. It actually describes Apple's Spotlight quite in-depth as it was one of the only complete and working implementations at the time of writing.
It's written in Dutch, but I'd be happy to translate this if there is demand for it.
Content Retrieval - Desktop Zoekmachines
The article is available as a PDF document:
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About this article
I added this article on the 6th of June, 2006. The original article was published on the 17th of August, 2005.