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From Otis Gospodnetic <otis_gospodne...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: Query: A ? B
Date Thu, 04 Mar 2004 23:22:03 GMT
Ah, sorry, I had misread your email, thinking you were asking a way to
match a single character.
The only thing that comes to my tired mind now is a phrase query with a
slop of 1, but that doesn't gurantee order, I believe.

Otis

--- Jochen Frey <lucenelist@quontis.com> wrote:
> Otis:
> 
> Maybe I don't understand this right, but I *think* I am looking for
> something different:
> 
> I am trying to write a query like this: "my * house" which should
> match "my
> own house", "my red house", "my small house", but should not match
> "my
> house" ... you get the idea.
> 
> If I am not mistaken, a wildcard query only works if the wildcard is
> within
> a word (or token), and it would allow me to do things like "g*"
> matching
> "green", "great", ...etc. I don't know how to make that work for
> multi words
> scenarios.
> 
> Here is what I tried WildcardQuery in the unit test (TestBasics):
> 
> Query query = new WildcardQuery(new Term("field","six hundred *
> five"));
> 
> Thanks!
> Jochen
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Otis Gospodnetic [mailto:otis_gospodnetic@yahoo.com] 
> Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2004 12:00 PM
> To: Lucene Users List
> Subject: Re: Query: A ? B
> 
> Use WildcardQuery: A?B
> 
> Otis
> 
> --- Jochen Frey <lucenelist@quontis.com> wrote:
> > Hi Everyone.
> > 
> > I am trying to figure out how create a query that matches
> > 
> > A ? B
> > 
> > Where ? is exactly one token. Can anyone tell me how to do that?
> > 
> > 
> > Obviously it's easy to match 'A * B' where '*' is 0 or 1 tokens
> (just
> > use a
> > PhraseQuery and set slop to 1). However, if I require exactly one
> > word/token
> > between 'A' and 'B'?
> > 
> > 
> > BTW, I know a very clumsy way of doing this, but I really don't
> like
> > it: For
> > each indexed token insert a token (for example 'X') at the same
> > token-position. Then the query would be: "A X B" and everybody
> > (except the
> > indexing performance as well as the size on disk) would be happy.
> > 
> > There's got to be an easier way. Right?
> > 
> > Thanks in advance!
> > Jochen
> > 
> > 
> >
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