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From Daniel Naber <>
Subject Re: the future of DateField
Date Tue, 17 Aug 2004 18:37:28 GMT
On Tuesday 17 August 2004 19:50, Robert Koberg wrote:

> Why can't Field.Text
> be used? In other words, why cant the date string be tokenized?

What would you gain? If you tokenize "2004-08-12" into 2004, 08, 12 you can 
only find that date with a phrase query, which is slower than a term 
query. Also, you can search for "12" but you get both documents from 
December and those from the 12th of any month, which doesn't make sense.



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