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From Erik Hatcher <erik.hatc...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: If you could have one feature in Solr...
Date Thu, 25 Feb 2010 18:40:15 GMT
Ron - I think SOLR-792 meets the need you describe.  What do you  
think?  It's "tree faceting", allowing you to facet down 2 levels deep  
arbitrarily on any two fields.  Ideally we'd enhance it to be of  
arbitrary depth too.

	Erik


On Feb 24, 2010, at 6:40 PM, Ron Mayer wrote:
> Another use for this is that I'd like to make a quicker
> way of drilling down on my documents than going one facet
> at a time by showing the user a 2-dimensional table that
> combines 2 facets.   For example, showing a table like this
> on the page:
>
>                     Make
>              FORD  GM  Honda  TOYOTA  [....]
> MONDAY         17   23   4       2
> TUESDAY        11   9    174     5
> WEDNESDAY       3   6    9       1
> ...
>
> and when the user clicks the "174" it automatically adds
> the "Vehicle Make = Toyota" and "Day of week = Tuesday"
> facets to the query.
>
>
>
>
>
> (I'm a solr newbie, so my apologies if this already exists, or
> if it's just a bad idea, or if I should just be using another
> tool for that (possibly in conjunction with solr), but....)
>
>


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