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From Kevin Burton <>
Subject Re: Possible to fetch a document without all fields for performance?
Date Wed, 19 May 2004 23:23:00 GMT
Morus Walter wrote:

>I don't understand that.
>You get the document object which does not contain the documents field
>contents. It just provides access to this data.
>It's up to you which fields you access.
>And remember that you don't have to store fields at all, if you don't need 
>to retrieve them (e.g. because the original documents are somewhere else). 
Nope... When you get the Document the fields are already pre-parsed from 
disk. If you don't call ANY methods to get fields it still has to read 
all the fields off disk.



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