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From Ian Lea <ian....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: sort field should not be tokenized?
Date Wed, 09 Jun 2010 20:57:18 GMT
Sorting on tokenized fields can work, but may not necessarily do what
you expect, depending on your requirements and how the field is
tokenized.

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Ian.

On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 4:35 PM, fujian <fujian.z.yang@nokia.com> wrote:
>
>
> Hello,
>
> I'm using Lucene 2.9 and when reading java doc for the Sort class I noticed
> it says "The field must be indexed, but should not be tokenized".
>
> But I tried to sort on a tokenized field, it works too. Just wondering
> what's the difference between tokenized and untokenized in terms of sort?
> Why in javadoc and "Lucene in Action" they all mention that the sort field
> should not be tokenzied?
>
> Thanks,
> -Fujian
>
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