lucene-java-user mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Daniel Noll <>
Subject Re: Standard Parser Behavior
Date Wed, 11 Apr 2007 23:17:01 GMT
Walt Stoneburner wrote:
> Does +(A1 A2 A3) +(B1 B2 B3) -(C1 C2 C3) find documents that have at least
> one A -and- at least one B, but never any Cs? which I'm now given to
> understand the answer is yes.  And understand why.

Well, that example would follow standard boolean logic if that's the 
case, since "NOT (C1 OR C2)" would be equal to "NOT(C1) AND NOT(C2)".


Daniel Noll

Nuix Pty Ltd
Suite 79, 89 Jones St, Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia    Ph: +61 2 9280 0699
Web:                               Fax: +61 2 9212 6902

This message is intended only for the named recipient. If you are not
the intended recipient you are notified that disclosing, copying,
distributing or taking any action in reliance on the contents of this
message or attachment is strictly prohibited.

To unsubscribe, e-mail:
For additional commands, e-mail:

View raw message