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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: OR query return fewer result than AND query
Date Mon, 08 Dec 2003 08:46:54 GMT

On Sunday, December 7, 2003, at 09:50  PM, Fitrio Pakana wrote:
> I have similar problems with him, which is query using
> multiple terms, and to make things worse, the hits
> returned is quite absurd. The score of hits using 'OR'
> (any words) query is lower than if using 'AND' (all
> words) query, thus the number of result is fewer for
> 'OR' query, which I think is not a correct behaviour
> for a search engine. Does anybody experience the same
> problem? or any explainations/ideas?

please provide us with a self-contained succinct example of this issue 
if you could.

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