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From "Daan de Wit" <d.de....@wis.nl>
Subject RE: i18n numbers
Date Fri, 27 Mar 2009 07:20:55 GMT
Maybe you can create a filter that parses numeric tokens to their
locale-specific counterpart, and then search for both the converted and
the unconverted token.

Daan

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marcel Overdijk [mailto:marceloverdijk@gmail.com]
> Sent: vrijdag 27 maart 2009 7:55
> To: java-user@lucene.apache.org
> Subject: Re: i18n numbers
> 
> 
> That would make sense yes.
> 
> But the problem is I'm having a general query filed. I don't know user
> entered String or a number, or what he meant... Is 2008 a year
(number) or
> part of an address String e.g. keeping the address.
> Or maybe he's combining stuff like "Potter 19,99"
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Robert Muir wrote:
> >
> > marcel,
> >
> > I'd suggest parsing/display numbers in a locale-sensitive way with
> > NumberFormat (be sure to supply correct locale)... and keeping them
in
> the
> > index one consistent way (i.e. 19.99)
> >
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 6:03 PM, Marcel Overdijk
> > <marceloverdijk@gmail.com>wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> Thanks for your reply.
> >>
> >> It's indeed a webapp with a html front-end.
> >> I agree letting end-user enter a Lucene query might not what you
want.
> >>
> >> Probably I will be using an "all" index which indexes all fields of
my
> >> entity. So in the book example including book title, isbn, price,
> >> author.firstname, author.lastname.
> >>
> >> The end-user will have an Quick Search option in which he/she can
enter
> a
> >> query string.
> >> E.g. "Potter" when searching for Harry Potter books or "19,99" /
> "19.99"
> >> for
> >> books with a price of 19.99.
> >> So I actually don't know for what field the user is searching.
> >>
> >> This is also my use case to introduce Lucene/Hibernate Search.
> >> I don't want multiple like's in a SQL query.
> >>
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >> Marcel
> >>
> >>
> >> Erick Erickson wrote:
> >> >
> >> > What does the front end look like? Is it a web page or a custom
app?
> >> And
> >> > do you expect your users to actually enter the field name? I'd be
> >> > reluctant
> >> > to allow any but the geekiest of users to enter the Lucene syntax
> (i.e.
> >> > the
> >> > field
> >> > names). Users shouldn't know anything about the underlying
structure.
> >> Not
> >> > to mention the headaches if you ever want to change it.
> >> >
> >> > So, let's assume an HTML page. *You* know what the underlying
field
> >> > is no matter what the label on the entry field, so you should be
able
> >> > to construct the query with the proper field names.
> >> >
> >> > Or I don't understand your problem at all, which is not unusual
<G>..
> >> >
> >> > Best
> >> > Erick
> >> >
> >> > On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 5:32 PM, Marcel Overdijk
> >> > <marceloverdijk@gmail.com>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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> > rcmuir@gmail.com
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