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From Chris Kline <>
Subject Re: solr-ruby - Retrieving document boost values from query
Date Thu, 07 Feb 2008 00:52:55 GMT
Thanks Koji... I think I'll just create a field for the boost value  
and update that field whenever I update the document.


On Feb 6, 2008, at 4:48 PM, Koji Sekiguchi wrote:

> Hi Chris,
> Unfortunately, in terms of Lucene, document boost value always  
> returns 1 at query time.
> See the following getBoost() method Javadoc:
> apache/lucene/document/Document.html
> regards,
> Koji
> Chris Kline wrote:
>> I need to be able to see the boost values for existing solr  
>> documents.  I've been able to set the boost values upon creation,  
>> but I'm not sure how to view those values from a query.  Is there  
>> a way I can have a query return Solr::Dcoument objects so that I  
>> can access the boost attribute?  Currently, just a Hash is returned.
>> On another note, I'm ready to start contributing to solr-ruby.   
>> I'd like to start with the documentation... I've created a JIRA  
>> ticket ( for this  
>> under clients-ruby-flare (there is no component for solr-ruby).   
>> My plan is to post an svn diff to this ticket with my updates.   
>> Any guidance that you can give in this process would be appreciated.
>> -Chris Kline


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