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From Chris Lamprecht <>
Subject Re: Reordering search results
Date Mon, 03 Oct 2005 17:58:38 GMT
> > "welcome there"~99999
> >
> The issue is that "all" is a stop word, though.  The StopFilter does
> not leave a hole when stop words are removed, so indexing "welcome
> all there" is exactly the same as indexing "welcome there" as far as
> the index is concerned.  I started to address this situation in the
> 1.4.x Lucene releases but it introduced a backward incompatible issue
> so we reverted.  Care must be taken on the Query side of things -
> PhraseQuery did not deal with anything but term position increments
> of 1, but this has been addressed in the latest codebase (in
> Subversion).

Good point.  I've been using 1.9 for so long now I think of it as the
"latest version" :)   For what it's worth, 1.9 has been completely
stable in (high volume) production, and performance is better too
(mostly due to the new BooleanScorer, I think).


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