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From "Yonik Seeley" <yo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Store versus Index
Date Fri, 07 Nov 2008 22:14:34 GMT
On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 4:36 PM, ChadDavis <chadmichaeldavis@gmail.com> wrote:
> I just need a little confirmation of my understanding here.
>
> If i say that a field is to be stored, the entire thing is written to the
> index.  It might also be indexed in a tokenized fasion if i also specify
> that.

Right.

> What are the advantages to storing a field then?
> So you can search for that field?

Only if it is indexed.... it has nothing to do with it being stored.

> Just so you can retrieve that field's value when you get a hit on the
> document via another field?

Correct.

> Also along thes lines, if i don't "store" a field, can I still do my search
> based upon that field?

Yes.

-Yonik

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