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From "david.w.smiley@gmail.com" <david.w.smi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Routing distance with Solr?
Date Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:36:57 GMT
Hi,
This is definitely not possible with Solr.  Use GraphHopper.
~ David


On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 5:09 AM, Matteo Tarantino <matteo.tarantino@gmail.com
> wrote:

> Hi all,
> this is my first message on this mailing list, so I hope I'm doing all
> correctly.
>
> My problem is: I have to create a search engine of dealers that are in a
> well defined routing distance from the address entered by the user. I have
> already used Solr for some previous works, but I never needed geospatial
> search, so i'm a newbie in this field.
>
> On the web I have read that Solr can calculate only the distance "as the
> crow flies" between two points, but for my purposes I need the exact
> routing distance. This is not possible with Solr, can you confirm this? (If
> so, I think I'll have to refine results with additional calculations with
> GoogleMap Api's or some OSM tools like GraphHopper)
>
>
> Thank you in advance!
> Matteo
>

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