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From Scott Ganyo <>
Subject Re: FuzzyQuery prefix length
Date Wed, 20 Oct 2004 18:21:04 GMT
I prefer this as well.  But then again I didn't agree with the 
TooManyClauses decision, either, where it was decided that the better 
good was served by protecting the user regardless of whether he or she 
wanted it.  Isn't this pretty much debating this philosophy again?

On Oct 20, 2004, at 12:56 PM, Erik Hatcher wrote:

> On Oct 20, 2004, at 12:14 PM, Doug Cutting wrote:
>> The advantages of a zero-character prefix default are that it's 
>> back-compatibile and that it will find more matches, when spelling 
>> differences are in the first characters.
> I prefer this default.
> Anyone using QueryParser needs to be aware of the issues of exposing 
> fuzzy queries, range queries, and any other types the syntax supports. 
>  It would not be Lucene's fault if a system with millions of documents 
> is exposed through QueryParser and fuzzy queries take a bit longer or 
> thrown a TooManyClauses exception.
> 	Erik
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