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From "Ernesto De Santis" <>
Subject Re: Weighting database fields
Date Wed, 21 Jul 2004 20:17:12 GMT
Hi Erik

> On Jul 21, 2004, at 11:40 AM, Anson Lau wrote:
> > Is there any benefit to set the boost during indexing rather than set
> > it
> > during query?
> It allows setting each document differently.  For example,
> TheServerSide is using field-level boosts at index time to control
> ordering by date, such that newer articles come up first.  This could
> not be done at query time since each document gets a different field
> boost.

If some field have set a boots value in index time, and when in search time
the query have another boost value for this field, what happens?
which value is used for boost?


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