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From "Erick Erickson" <erickerick...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Partial Word Matches
Date Sun, 12 Nov 2006 17:47:59 GMT
I *knew* it wasn't just a random thing, solely intended to confuse me
<G>....

Thanks for that..

Erick

On 11/11/06, Chris Hostetter <hossman_lucene@fucit.org> wrote:
>
>
> : Well, first ~ isn't a wildcard, it's a "fuzzy search" (aka similar
> terms).
> : So getting "bellow" for "yellow~" is expected. Although, somewhat
> : confusingly, "lemon orange"~10 is a proximity search.
>
> FYI: the meme there is that in the QueryParser ~ denotes something is
> sloppy or "loose" ... so  yellow~0.8  is a loose match on the word
> "yellow" (with some character insertions/reordering/deletions allowed) and
> "lemon orange"~10  is a loose match on the phrase "lemon orange" (with
> some word insertions/reordering allowed)
>
>
>
>
> -Hoss
>
>
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