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From Alexandre Rafalovitch <>
Subject Re: Solr vs Lucene
Date Thu, 01 Oct 2015 16:50:17 GMT
Is that with Lucene or with Solr? Because Solr has several different
spell-checker modules you can configure.  I would recommend trying
them first.

And, frankly, I still don't know what your business case is.

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On 1 October 2015 at 12:38, Mark Fenbers <> wrote:
> Yes, and I've spend numerous hours configuring and reconfiguring, and
> eventually even starting over, but still have not getting it to work right.
> Even now, I'm getting bizarre results.  For example, I query   "NOTE: This
> is purely as an example."  and I get back really bizarre suggestions, like
> "n ot e" and "n o te" and "n o t e" for the first word which isn't even
> misspelled!  The same goes for "purely" and "example" also!  Moreover, I get
> extended results showing the frequencies of these suggestions being over
> 2600 occurrences, when I'm not even using an indexed spell checker.  I'm
> only using a file-based spell checker (/usr/shar/dict/words), and the
> wordbreak checker.
> At this point, I can't even figure out how to narrow down my confusion so
> that I can post concise questions to the group.  But I'll get there
> eventually, starting with removing the wordbreak checker for the time-being.
> Your response was encouraging, at least.
> Mark
> On 10/1/2015 9:45 AM, Alexandre Rafalovitch wrote:
>> Hi Mark,
>> Have you gone through a Solr tutorial yet? If/when you do, you will
>> see you don't need to code any of this. It is configured as part of
>> the web-facing total offering which are tweaked by XML configuration
>> files (or REST API calls). And most of the standard pipelines are
>> already pre-configured, so you don't need to invent them from scratch.
>> On your specific question, it would be better to ask what _business_
>> level functionality you are trying to achieve and see if Solr can help
>> with that. Starting from Lucene code is less useful :-)
>> Regards,
>>     Alex.
>> ----
>> Solr Analyzers, Tokenizers, Filters, URPs and even a newsletter:
>> On 1 October 2015 at 07:48, Mark Fenbers <> wrote:

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