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From Andrzej Bialecki ...@getopt.org>
Subject Re: Omit positions but not TF
Date Mon, 09 Nov 2009 16:26:21 GMT
Andrzej Bialecki wrote:
> Michael McCandless wrote:
>> +1
>>
>> I guess we'd add a Fieldable.setOmitPositions?  And then save that in
>> FieldInfos, and fix the postings writing/reading to respect it?  Ie,
>> we can just change the index format.  Encoding as negative numbers
> 
> Yes, that's what I had in mind. I was a bit shy of bumping the format 
> version, but likely there will be other changes that we can put under 
> the same next version of the format.
> 
>> isn't great because the termFreq is written as a vInt, which consumes
>> 5 bytes to encode any negative number.  Wanna cough up a patch?
> 
> Heh .. that's the right term for it, I haven't looked at the details of 
> oal.index.* since 2.4-ish or so ... we'll see ;)

Ehh, sorry - I think I'll give up for now, after looking at the 
combinatoric increase in the number of arguments to various indexing 
classes ...

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