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From Mike Klaas <mike.kl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Facets - What's a better term for non technical people?
Date Wed, 12 Dec 2007 02:44:19 GMT
"category counts"

On 11-Dec-07, at 6:38 PM, Norskog, Lance wrote:

> In SQL terms they are: 'select unique'. Except on only one field.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charles Hornberger [mailto:charles.hornberger@gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2007 9:49 AM
> To: solr-user@lucene.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Facets - What's a better term for non technical people?
>
> FAST calls them "navigators" (which I think is a terrible term -  
> YMMV of course :-))
>
> I tend to think that "filters" -- or perhaps "dynamic filters" --  
> captures the essential function.
>
> On Dec 11, 2007 2:38 AM, "DAVIGNON Andre - CETE NP/DIODé/PANDOC"
> <Andre.Davignon@equipement.gouv.fr> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>>> So, has anyone got a good example of the language they might use
>>> over, say, a set of radio buttons and fields on a web form, to
>>> indicate that selecting one or more of these would return facets.  
>>> 'Show grouping by'
>>> or 'List the sets that the results fall into' or something similar.
>>
>> Here's what i found some time :
>> http://www.searchtools.com/info/faceted-metadata.html
>>
>> It has been quite useful to me.
>>
>> André Davignon
>>
>>


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