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From Joe Shaw <>
Subject Re: Announcement: Lucene powering Monster job search index (Beta)
Date Mon, 30 Oct 2006 15:46:06 GMT
Hi Peter,

On Fri, 2006-10-27 at 15:29 -0400, Peter Keegan wrote:
> Numeric range search is one of Lucene's weak points (performance-wise) so we
> have implemented this with a custom HitCollector and an extension to the
> Lucene index files that stores the numeric field values for all documents.
> It is important to point out that this has all been implemented with the
> stock Lucene 2.0 library. No code changes were made to the Lucene core.

Can you give some technical details on the extension to the Lucene index
files?  How did you do it without making any changes to the Lucene core?


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