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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: VOTE: BooleanQuery$TooManyClauses
Date Mon, 01 Dec 2003 23:33:37 GMT
On Monday, December 1, 2003, at 01:02  PM, Doug Cutting wrote:
> Wow!  What a tempest in a teapot this one has become!

Oops... sorry!

> Here are the options as I see them.
> 3. Change TooManyClauses to extend IOException.
> IOException is already thrown by all of the search methods in 
> question, so that applications must already deal with this.  This is 
> not ideal, as the condition doesn't actually involve i/o, but 
> IOException is already effectively used as LuceneException.  (In a 2.0 
> release we should, as Erik suggests, rationalize Lucene's exceptions.)
> Thus I propose to implement (3).  Votes?

What about leave it as-is?  My only beef was with QueryParser throwing 
something other than ParseException.  I personally haven't run into 
this issue.

I'm find with option 3, if a change must be made.


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