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From Yonik Seeley <>
Subject Re: [jira] [Commented] (LUCENE-3796) Disallow setBoost() on StringField, throw exception if boosts are set if norms are omitted
Date Fri, 17 Feb 2012 16:16:05 GMT
On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 11:04 AM, Uwe Schindler <> wrote:
> We dont prohibit anything. If the field type/field has norms omitted (which
> is the default for those fields), applying a boost will never work. That's
> all.

That's a fine default,  but your answer to Jan suggested that boosts
*never* work.  I was just pointing out, that's not strictly true.


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