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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: what is QueryFilter.bits ???
Date Fri, 06 May 2005 00:55:52 GMT

On May 5, 2005, at 4:41 PM, Pablo Gomes Ludermir wrote:
> I would like to know what exactly represent the bit pattern on the
> method QueryFilter.bits(IndexReader).

The BitSet represents the documents in the index, sequentially (the  
order that they were indexed).  Each bit represents a single  
document.  If the bit is set, then it is returnable from a search, if  
not, then even if that document matches the query it is not returned.


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