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From Karl Wettin <>
Subject Re: Re : porting lucene on to mobile phone
Date Mon, 08 Oct 2007 15:48:05 GMT

8 okt 2007 kl. 17.40 skrev saikrishna venkata pendyala:

>  I have abt 17,00,000 documents in 1000 files. I need to index the  
> titles of
> those documents with out storing the titles and storing the file name.

Not sure I understand what you say here.

You want to create 1,7 million documents containing a short and  
indexed field: title, and a stored field: file name?

> When ever I issue a query I need to get the name of the file in  
> which that
> document exists.

You only require boolean term queries? And no scoring, sorting or  
anything like that?

In that case, it should not be that hard to rewrite Lucene for your  

See LUCENE-584 for seperation of Matcher and Scorer.


> thanks,
> Saikrishna.
> On 10/8/07, Karl Wettin <> wrote:
>> 8 okt 2007 kl. 15.36 skrev saikrishna venkata pendyala:
>>>       Has any one tried to port lucene on to a mobile phone. I  
>>> need a
>>> text-based search engine for mobile phone as part of my project.
>> There was some discussion about this here on the forums some year(s?)
>> ago. The major problem back then was the lack of floaing points.
>> Also, as Lucene moves towards Java 1.5 the possible compabillity with
>> J2ME moves further away.
>>>       Or is there any other J2ME based API which can be used to
>>> search the
>>> text in mobile phones.
>> Before asking too much you should tell us some about your project.
>> How large is the corpus, what features do you require, et c? I.e. do
>> you really need Lucene, is it perhaps sufficient with something
>> simple as a trie-pattern?
>> --
>> karl
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