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From Chris Hostetter <>
Subject Re: Lucene 2.1, inconsistent phrase query results with slop
Date Thu, 08 Mar 2007 16:20:53 GMT

: I think that's "working as designed".   Although I could understand
: someone wanting it to work differently.  The slop is sort of like the
: edit distance from the current given phrase, hence the order of terms
: in the phrase matters.

correct ... LIA has a great diagram explaining this ... the slop refers to
how many positions you have to move the terms in the PhraseQuery to match.


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