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From Michael McCandless <luc...@mikemccandless.com>
Subject Re: relevance vs. score
Date Wed, 04 Mar 2009 12:30:32 GMT

I think for "ordinary" Lucene queries, "score" and "relevance" mean  
the same thing.

But if you do eg function queries, or you "mixin" recency into your  
scoring, etc., then "score" could be anything you computed, a value  
from a field, etc.

Mike

<spring@gmx.eu> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> When I say: sorted by relevance or sorted by score -
>
> are relevance and score synonym for each other or what is the  
> difference in
> relation to sorting?
>
> Thank you
>
>
>
>
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