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From Steven A Rowe <>
Subject RE: What happend hits
Date Mon, 27 Oct 2008 16:34:30 GMT
Hi Sean,

Not many people subscribe to this list - try java-user@l.a.o instead.

Check out the javadocs for the Hits class - many of your questions are answered there:



On 10/25/2008 at 11:23 AM, SEAN MCELROY wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm sure this question has been asked before but I can't find
> the answer. I've just update to the latest version of lucene
> and it has left me totally confused. I have a basic web based
> search engine that I used several clients to add search
> capabilities to there site. When users search a site they
> generally want to return all occurances. How can I do this
> now? Can we bring back the hits object? 
> As an aside, I think the new API is so poor that I have
> considered looking around for an alternative to lucene. Does
> anyone agree that the lack of documentation and clarity of
> API now makes working with lucene just too difficult? In fact
> I think what I may do is use an older version that actually
> makes sense and is easy to use.
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