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From Koji Sekiguchi <>
Subject Re: MLT termOffsets, What is it used for ?
Date Wed, 29 Jul 2009 13:13:50 GMT
Emmanuel Castro Santana wrote:
> Hi you all
> We are trying to set up the schema.xml for a better similarity search using
> MoreLikeThisHandler and we wonder what this termOffsets option is actually
> used for. All we know so far is that it increases the storage costs, but how
> exactly ?
> We have been struggling to find this information for a while, if any of you
> could give us a help I would really appreciate.
> Thanks in advance.
> Emmanuel Santana

Briefly looking at MLT source code, I don't think it uses termOffsets,
but it uses termVectors for better performance when MLT constructs
a BooleanQuery which is used to search similar documents.


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