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From Gregory Dearing <>
Subject Re: BooleanScorer - Maximum Prohibited Scorers?
Date Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:40:12 GMT

Any document that matches a MUST_NOT clause will not match the
BooleanQuery.  By definition.

This means that "maximumNumberMustNotMatch" is effectively hardcoded to


On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 3:59 PM, David Stimpert <>wrote:

> Hello,
> I have found useful functionality in BooleanQuery which allows me to
> specify a minimum number of matching optional terms
> (i.e. setMinimumNumberShouldMatch).  I do not, however, see similar
> functionality available for setting the maximum number of MUST_NOTs (i.e.
> setMaximumNumberMustNotMatch).  I am starting to look into how I could
> customize this functionality.  Does this seem feasible?  Do you foresee any
> major challenges?  Any advice?

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