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From Chris Lu <chris...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: i18n numbers
Date Thu, 26 Mar 2009 22:16:57 GMT
Marcel,

First of all, do you really want the user to search price:19.99 ?
Maybe you should use some logic like price>=19.99?
If so, you should use range query to handle this case.

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Marcel Overdijk wrote:
> First of all I'm new into Lucene. I'm experimenting right now with it in
> combination with Hibernate Search.
>
> What I'm wondering is of I can index numbers related to i18n.
>
> E.g. I have a Book entity with a price attribute.
> A book with a price of 19.99 can be found while searching for price:19.99.
>
> The thing is Dutch users will search for 19,99 (different decimal symbol).
> How can this be handled.
>
> Furthermore, Dutch users will search for something like prijs:19,99.
> Can this be done with aliases or something. The problem is maybe one day I
> want to support German language as well.
> The front-end app can be translated by simply adding i18n resource bundles.
> Is something like this also possible for searching within Lucene?
>
>
> Cheers,
> Marcel
>   


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