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Hwaaaa! Awsome timing. I just started adding Sphinx to my application, and I'm already using Postgres. For my particular needs, Postgres apparently offers more than enough. Thanks again very much Ryan.
I think Ryan mentioned that you can do that to keep the controller clean. I implemented this a couple of weeks ago, and I wish the screencast came out earlier; I would have followed his suggestion.