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From Michael Wechner <michael.wech...@wyona.com>
Subject Re: Indexing of properties setProperty(String, InputStream)
Date Mon, 26 Nov 2007 10:42:56 GMT
Marcel Reutegger wrote:

> Hi Michael,
> these are rather questions for the user list, but anyway...

sorry for that. Will subscribe to the user mailing list now.



> Michael Wechner wrote:
>> I am using setProperty(String, InputStream) resp. 
>> setProperty("content", new InputStream(...)) in order to save XHTML 
>> and other "bigger" content.
>> Also I am using the TransientRepository implementation.
>> When I am searching with xpath, something like //*[@content] then I 
>> don't receive any results whereas properties being set with 
>> setProperty(String, String) are being found.
>> Now I am very sure the "content" properties do exist, because I read 
>> and write to them without a problem.
>> So my guess is that properties being set through setProperty(String, 
>> InputStream) are not being indexed by default, because it could be 
>> any kind of data, right?
> that's correct. the JCR specification says that binary properties are 
> not indexed. basically because of the reason you mentioned. it can be 
> anything...
>> But I can get them indexed?
> yes, if you store the binary as a nt:resource node. this will give 
> jackrabbit the required information how to index the binary (mime-type 
> and encoding). furthermore you need to configure text extractors in 
> the configuration. 
> http://jackrabbit.apache.org/doc/components/text-extractors.html
>> Shall I rather use
>> setProperty(String, Value, int) and set the type to String and use 
>> Value.getStream() ?
> that's an alternative, but then you will get matches for tag names as 
> well. while you are probably only interested in the text between the 
> elements and attribute values.
> regards
>  marcel

Michael Wechner
Wyona      -   Open Source Content Management - Yanel, Yulup
michael.wechner@wyona.com, michi@apache.org
+41 44 272 91 61

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