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From "John Wang" <john.w...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: confused about an entry in the FAQ
Date Sat, 10 May 2008 15:43:38 GMT
If your indexed field is not used to further filtering out the doc nor
further scoring, you should use some sort of priority queueing mechanism to
gather the top N documents. You can then call reader.document() on those
docs if necc.

-John

On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 6:35 AM, Stephane Nicoll <stephane.nicoll@gmail.com>
wrote:

> From the FAQ:
>
> "Don't iterate over more hits than needed.
> Iterating over all hits is slow for two reasons. Firstly, the search()
> method that returns a Hits object re-executes the search internally
> when you need more than 100 hits. Solution: use the search method that
> takes a HitCollector instead."
>
> I had a look to HitCollector but it returns the documentId and the
> javadoc recommends not fetching the original query there.
>
> I have to return *one* indexed field from the query result and
> currently I am iterating on all results and it's slow. Can you explain
> a bit more how I could improve this?
>
> Thanks,
> St├ęphane
>
>
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> you suck" -- S.Yegge
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