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From Yonik Seeley <>
Subject Re: edismax with windows path input?
Date Thu, 10 Feb 2011 23:03:54 GMT
On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 5:51 PM, Ryan McKinley <> wrote:
>> foo_s:foo\-bar
>> is a valid lucene query (with only a dash between the foo and the
>> bar), and presumably it should be treated the same in edismax.
>> Treating it as foo_s:foo\\-bar (a backslash and a dash between foo and
>> bar) might cause more problems than it's worth?
> I don't think we should escape anything that has a valid field name.
> If "foo_s" is a field, then foo_s:foo\-bar should be used as is.
> If "foo_s" is not a field, I would want the whole thing escaped to:
> foo_s\:foo\\-bar before getting passed to the rest of the dismax mojo.
> Does that make sense?

Maybe in some scenarios, but probably not in others?

The clause  bar\-baz  will be equiv to field:"bar-baz"
Hence it seems like the clause foo:bar\-baz should be equiv to
field:"foo:bar-baz" (assuming foo is not a field)


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