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From "Yonik Seeley" <>
Subject Re: Lucene 1.9 RC1 release available
Date Tue, 21 Feb 2006 22:30:47 GMT
On 2/21/06, Terry Steichen <> wrote:
> For example, let's say that I'm interested in docs with terms 'riot',
> 'riots', 'rioting' and 'rioters' (which, I think, is a reasonable kind
> of query).  Under the previous versions of QueryParser, I could simply
> specify 'riot???' and capture all of those variants.

Wouldn't the prefix query riot* fit the bill?
I would think that wanting 1,2, or 3 additional characters, but no
more would be a fairly rare case, yes?  And there might also be a rare
case where you want exactly 3 additional characters... the new change
makes both possible.


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