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From Benoit Mercier <>
Subject Re: "or" as a search term
Date Thu, 13 Jan 2011 05:24:08 GMT
Thank you for your reply.

I am using my own FrenchAnalyzer for lexical analysis.  It extends 
org.apache.lucene.analysis.Analyzer and my stopwords set is empty.


On 2011-01-12 23:05, Robert Muir wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 10:38 PM, Benoit Mercier
> <>  wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am happily using Lucene for several years to offer French lexical analysis
>> tools to university researchers.   Today, one of them decided to analyze the
>> use of the French word "or" (meaning "gold" in French) in one of my corpus
>> powered by Lucene...  And, as you probably already guessed, no results...
> What analyzer are you using?
> By default, StandardAnalyzer and StopAnalyzer uses a set of english
> stopwords. For french, this list is probably not appropriate.
> If you look at the javadocs, you can pass in your own set of
> stopwords... for lexical analysis maybe this should be an empty set.
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