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From roy-lucene-u...@xemaps.com
Subject Re: addIndexes vs addDocument
Date Wed, 07 Jul 2004 17:10:38 GMT
Otis,

Okay, got it... however we weren't creating new document objects... just
grabbing a document through an IndexReader and calling addDocument on another
index.  Would that still work with unstored fields(well, its working for us
since we don't have any unstored fields)?

Thanks a lot!

Roy.

On Tue, 6 Jul 2004 19:46:30 -0700 (PDT), Otis Gospodnetic wrote
> Quick example.
> Index A has fields 'title' and 'contents'.
> Field 'contents' is stored in A as Field.UnStored.
> This means that you cannot retrieve the original content of the
> 'contents' field, since that value was not stored verbatim in the
> index.
> Therefore, you cannot create a new Document instance, pull out String
> value of the 'contents' field from A, use it to create another field,
> add it to the new Document instance, and add that Document to a new
> index B using addDocument method.
> 
> addIndexes method does not need to pull out the original String field
> values from Documents, so it will work.


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