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From "Erick Erickson" <>
Subject Re: Re : Stop search process when a given number of hits is reached
Date Sun, 10 Aug 2008 14:02:52 GMT
Which shows you how good my memory is <G>.
Thinking about it, of course, the HitCollectors *naturally*
go to completion if collecting the top scoring documents
is going to work since the last document examined
may be the top scoring one.

Ah well, shows you how my brain works on vacation


On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 12:12 AM, Doron Cohen <> wrote:

> >
> > Ok, I'm not near any documentation now, but I think
> > throwing an exception is overkill. As I remember
> > all you have to do is return false from your collector
> > and that'll stop the search. But verify that.
> >
> That would have been much cleaner, however collect() is a void,
> so throwing a (runtime) exception is currently the only way a
> collector can stop the search.

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