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From Mark Miller <markrmil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Very odd behaviour of FrenchAnalyzer with strings in capital letters
Date Mon, 28 May 2007 13:09:16 GMT
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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>>>       
>>     
>
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