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From sergiu gordea <>
Subject Re: Starts With x and Ends With x Queries
Date Tue, 08 Feb 2005 16:08:20 GMT
Chong, Herb wrote:

>commercial text analytics tools including search engines usually
>tokenize with splitting of compound words for German.
That might be true ... but our application is not a text analysis 
and it is also not intended to be a search engine. We use lucene just to 
index our pages.



>-----Original Message-----
>From: sergiu gordea [] 
>Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2005 10:38 AM
>To: Lucene Users List
>Subject: Re: Starts With x and Ends With x Queries
> From what I was reading in the mailing list there are more lucene users
>that would like to be able to construct sufix queries.
>They are very usefull for german language, because it has many long 
>composite words , created by concatenation of other simple words.
>This is one of the requirements of our system. Therefore I needed to 
>patch lucene to make QueryParser to allow SufixQueries.
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