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From Robert Muir <>
Subject Re: Handling wildcard search containing special characters (unicode)
Date Thu, 31 Mar 2011 13:55:33 GMT
On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 9:51 AM, Patrick ALLAERT
<> wrote:
> Hello,
> Facing a Solr issue, I have been told that queries with a term like:
> Kiinteistösih*
> will not match the Finnish word "Kiinteistösihteeri" and that it's a
> known limitation of Lucene.
> Instead, using the word directly, without wildcard, works.
> Do you confirm this a known limitation/bug?
> If so do you have any registered issue about that?

this isn't the case, there's no unicode limitation here.

more likely, your analyzer is configured to lowercase text, so in the
index Kiinteistösihteeri is really kiinteistösihteeri
in other words, try kiinteistösih* and see how that works.

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