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New API to search database incrementally and return note ids and summary data
The C API contains a very powerful undocumented method NSFSearchExtended3 to search for documents in a database using a formula, apply a filter to the documents to be scanned (e.g. an IDTable to search a subset of documents only or a filter to search soft deletions) and specify which summary buffer items to return in the result including the list of document readers and authors (as a special item "$C1$").
The method is perfect for incrementally indexing Domino data, building in-memory caches or even sync data to external systems.
The Domino JNA project wraps this method in the NotesSearch.search(...) method: