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From Yonik Seeley <>
Subject Re: [ACUS09] Proposed Schedule
Date Tue, 14 Jul 2009 21:18:07 GMT
On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 4:53 PM, Uwe Schindler<> wrote:
> NumericRangeQuery is not only geographical search... So it would also cover
> other directions: Things I can do with Lucene additionally to full text
> search, that could be done before only with RDBMS and/or PostGIS...: Do full
> text search with scoring and so on in addition to filter my products by
> price and availability in shops at specific geographic regions; newspaper
> articles about Arnold and national bankruptcy *g* from a datetime range
> sorted by article size,... (we know all possibilities we have now by
> numeric/geo search).

Let's not over-state the case: people have been doing all that for
years with Lucene.  There were many methods to deal with numeric
encoding and slow range queries.  The Trie* stuff has made it both
easier and faster out-of-the-box - a good thing.


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