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From "Erick Erickson" <>
Subject Re: highlighting and fragments
Date Fri, 21 Sep 2007 17:03:47 GMT
Out of curiosity, how big is huge? And how many documents and

And a silly question, are you storing your fields or not (i.e.


On 9/20/07, Michael J. Prichard <> wrote:
> Hello Folks,
> I wanted to stay away from storing text in the indexes in order to keep
> them smaller.  I have a requirement now though to provide highlighting
> and, more so, fragments of the content so they will be displayed on the
> UI.
> Do you all prefer to store the text in the index to make this easier or
> would you suggest retrieving the text from the source after doing your
> search.  From I can tell you need to run through the Hits anyway....
> I am trying to keep the indexes as small as possible (they are still
> HUGE...but...) so storing fields is not really what I want to do.  I
> will if it is the best and most efficient way to do so.
> Thanks,
> Michael
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