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From Antony Bowesman <>
Subject Re: Boost/Scoring question
Date Fri, 02 Feb 2007 10:13:45 GMT
Thanks a lot for your answers Hoss.  This list is really well supported!

Chris Hostetter wrote:
> : It's the index time boost, rather than query time boost.  This short example
> : shows the behaviour of searches for
> Ahhhh... index boosts! ... totally didn't occur to me that was what you
> were talking about.  Yes: it makes sense that if you give a field an index
> boost of 0.0f you won't be able to query with Hits on that field for that
> doc: with a field boost of 0 your fieldNorm is going to be 0, which is
> going to make any score from that field a 0.
> -Hoss

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