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From Yonik Seeley <>
Subject Re: Extending Sort/FieldCache
Date Tue, 08 Sep 2009 22:39:53 GMT
On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 4:42 AM, Shai Erera<> wrote:
>> I've resisted using payloads for this purpose in Solr because it felt
>> like an interim hack until CSF is implemented.
> I don't see it as a hack, but as a proper use of a great feature in Lucene.

It's proper use for an application perhaps, but not for core Lucene.
Applications are pretty much required to work with what's given in
Lucene... but Lucene developers can make better choices.  Hence if at
all possible, work should be put into implementing CSF rather than
sorting by payloads.

> CSF and this are essentially the same.

In which case we wouldn't need CSF?


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