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From "Matt Schraeder (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (SOLR-1270) The FloatField (and probably others) field type takes any string value at index, but JSON writer outputs as numeric without checking
Date Fri, 17 Jul 2009 15:54:14 GMT

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Matt Schraeder commented on SOLR-1270:
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Personally I think that's a perfect compromise. As long as the JSON coming back is valid I'm
a happy camper and can deal with accidentally indexing invalid data.  The patch looks good
to me, with my limited knowledge of Solr's source.

> The FloatField (and probably others) field type takes any string value at index, but
JSON writer outputs as numeric without checking
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: SOLR-1270
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SOLR-1270
>             Project: Solr
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: search
>    Affects Versions: 1.2, 1.3, 1.4
>         Environment: ubuntu 8.04, sun java 6, tomcat 5.5
>            Reporter: Donovan Jimenez
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 1.4
>
>         Attachments: SOLR-1270.patch
>
>
> The FloatField field type takes any string value at index. These values aren't necessarily
in JSON numeric, but the JSON writer does not check its validity before writing it out as
a JSON numeric.
> I'm aware of the SortableFloatField which does do index time verification and conversion
of the value, but the way the JSON writer is working seemed like either a bug that needed
addressed or perhaps a gotch that needs better documented?
> This issue originally came from my php client issue tracker: http://code.google.com/p/solr-php-client/issues/detail?id=13

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