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From Jolinar13 <jolina...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Very odd behaviour of FrenchAnalyzer with strings in capital letters
Date Mon, 28 May 2007 13:50:59 GMT

Hello Mark!
Thank you a lot for your answer.
You are right for the Luke part. My Luke version was too old. My bad.
But with Luke I still observe the problem I described.
Any idea how to sort this out?
Thank you
Florian

>>>> I got strange
>>>> search results on strings in uppercase. (example : VEHICLE)
>>>> When I search the string (in lower case), I get no result. I get
>>>> results
>>>> if
>>>> I use "vehicle*" or "vehiclE", or "vehicLe" etc.
>>>>
>>>> What is odd is that it affects only some of the strings, not all of
>>>> them.


markrmiller wrote:
> 
> FrenchAnalyzer does lowercase and using it would not in anyway alter 
> Lukes ability to read your index.
> 
> - Mark
> 
> Jolinar13 wrote:
>> Hello Erick,
>> Still no idea about my problem?
>> Anybody here using the FrenchAnalyzer?
>> Thanks,
>> Florian
>>
>>
>> Jolinar13 wrote:
>>   
>>> Hello,
>>> Thank you for your quick answer.
>>> I use Luke to examine the index, but since I switched to FrenchAnalyzer,
>>> it says 'Not a Lucene index'.
>>> If I open the index files in a text viewer, the strings are in UPPER
>>> case.
>>> I do use the same analyzer to index and search.
>>> So, do I have to specify the FrenchAnalyzer not to be case sensitive?
>>> How
>>> to do that?
>>> Thanks a lot
>>> Florian
>>>
>>>
>>> Erick Erickson wrote:
>>>     
>>>> First have you gotten a copy of Luke to examine your index to see
>>>> what's actually indexed?
>>>>
>>>> The default behavior is usually to lowercase everything, but I'm not
>>>> entirely sure if the French analyzer does this. But I suspect so.
>>>>
>>>> Searches are case sensitive. To get caseless searching, you need
>>>> to put everything in the same case. This is usually done for you with
>>>> any of the standard analyzers, but check specifically.
>>>>
>>>> Are you using the same analyzer at index AND search time?
>>>>
>>>> Best
>>>> Erick
>>>>
>>>> On 5/21/07, Jolinar13 <jolinar13@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>       
>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>
>>>>> I tried org.apache.lucene.analysis.fr.FrenchAnalyzer and I got strange
>>>>> search results on strings in uppercase. (example : VEHICLE)
>>>>> When I search the string (in lower case), I get no result. I get
>>>>> results
>>>>> if
>>>>> I use "vehicle*" or "vehiclE", or "vehicLe" etc.
>>>>>
>>>>> What is odd is that it affects only some of the strings, not all of
>>>>> them.
>>>>> Anyone who has ever experienced this problem?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> Florian
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>>>>>         
>>>>       
>>>     
>>
>>   
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