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From Michael McCandless <luc...@mikemccandless.com>
Subject Re: wildcardquery rewrite()
Date Wed, 07 Oct 2009 09:17:18 GMT
+1

I think it ought to be faster?  PrefixTermEnum just calls .startsWith
on each term text, but WildcardTermEnum has big hairy logic in
wildcardEquals.

Mike

On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 11:43 PM, Robert Muir <rcmuir@gmail.com> wrote:
> separately, perhaps we should consider doing the prefixquery rewrite
> here for wildcardquery.
>
> for example, SolrQueryParser will emit these 'wildcardqueries that
> should be prefixqueries' if you are using the new reverse stuff for
> leading wildcards: WildcardQuery(*foobar) ->
> WildcardQuery(U+0001raboof*)
>
> I don't think the prefix enumeration is really that much faster than
> the wildcard one, but still thought I would mention it.
>
> On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 10:22 PM, Robert Muir <rcmuir@gmail.com> wrote:
>> someone asked this question on the user list:
>> http://www.lucidimagination.com/search/document/6f38de391b242102/prefixquery_vs_wildcardquery
>>
>> it made me look at the wildcard rewrite(), where i see this:
>>    if (!termContainsWildcard)
>>      return new TermQuery(getTerm());
>>
>> is it a problem the boost is not preserved in this special case?
>>
>> is it also a problem that if the user sets the default MultiTermQuery
>> rewriteMethod to say, CONSTANT_SCORE_FILTER_REWRITE,
>> that this rewritten TermQuery isn't wrapped with a constant score?
>>
>> Sorry if it seems a bit nitpicky, really the issue is that I want to
>> do the right thing for a more complex query I am working on, but don't
>> want to overkill either.
>> --
>> Robert Muir
>> rcmuir@gmail.com
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Robert Muir
> rcmuir@gmail.com
>
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