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From Marc Sturlese <marc.sturl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Boosting fields are searching or indexing time?
Date Tue, 02 Dec 2008 08:27:45 GMT

Thanks, I clearly understood it.


Grant Ingersoll-6 wrote:
> 
> Possibly, but probably not.  Index time boosting is generally done to  
> say one field is more important than another field, or one document is  
> more important than another document, whereas query time boosting  
> generally says this term is more important than that term.
> 
> Additionally, search time boosting has much more granularity than  
> index time boosting, meaning you have more bits to express the boost  
> value during search than you do during indexing.
> 
> HTH,
> Grant
> 
> 
> On Nov 30, 2008, at 11:11 AM, Marc Sturlese wrote:
> 
>>
>> Hey there,
>> I have a simple question about boosting fields,
>> I have a lucene indexer app that indexes data from a db. At indexing  
>> time I
>> give different boost to the fields depending on if the field is  
>> title or
>> content. Would it be the same to set the boost at searching time  
>> instead of
>> at indexing? I mean, the results of the search would be exactly the  
>> same?
>>
>> Thanks in advance
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