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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: Fieldinformation from Index
Date Tue, 15 Feb 2005 20:20:01 GMT

On Feb 15, 2005, at 11:45 AM, Karl Koch wrote:
> 2) I need to know which Analyzer was used to index a field. One 
> important
> rule, as we all know, is to use the same analyzer for indexing and 
> searching
> a field. Is this information stored in the index or in full 
> responsibilty of
> the application developer?

The analyzer is not stored in the index, nor its name.  I believe this 
was discussed in the past, though.

It's not a rule that the same analyzer be used for both indexing and 
searching, and there are cases where it makes sense to use different 
ones.  The analyzers must be compatible though.


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