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From Tatu Saloranta <t...@hypermall.net>
Subject Re: MultiTermQuery question
Date Wed, 26 Feb 2003 01:27:55 GMT
On Tuesday 25 February 2003 10:41, Doug Cutting wrote:
> none none wrote:
> > On Mon, 24 Feb 2003 10:04:30
> >
> >  Doug Cutting wrote:
...
> So, Tatu, if you do get to implementing your proposal, please take this
> into account.  There are potentially two different things that folks
> might want: (1) the list of terms which are literally in the query,
> e.g., "foo*" for a wildcard query; (2) the list of indexed terms which
> match clauses in the query, e.g., "fool" and "foosball" for the query
> "foo*".  The latter is considerably more expensive to compute, but might
> be more useful in term highlighting.  (Note that you could do term
> highliting without this, by matching terms in the text directly to the
> wildcarded pattern.)

Yes, actually I started thinking the same thing after reading your previous 
explanation about wild card terms... there are two distinct use cases to 
cover.

-+ Tatu +-


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