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From Robert Muir <rcm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: The logic of QueryParser
Date Mon, 13 Dec 2010 19:51:44 GMT
On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 2:43 PM, Yonik Seeley
<yonik@lucidimagination.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 2:10 PM, Brian Hurt <bhurt42@gmail.com> wrote:
>>  I was just wondering what the logic was for defaulting to or instead of and.
>
> Largely historical.  I think the original rational was that it
> probably fit better with the traditional vector space model.
> There's also not a good reason to change the default, given that
> QueryParser isn't meant for end users.
>

Thats pretty misleading Yonik.

"In other words, the query parser is designed for human-entered text,
not for program-generated text."
http://lucene.apache.org/java/3_0_3/queryparsersyntax.html

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