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From Peter Karman <>
Subject Re: [lucy-dev] which fields contained which terms
Date Sun, 11 Sep 2011 01:18:02 GMT
Marvin Humphrey wrote on 8/30/11 4:59 PM:

> To support highlighting, at index-time we create an inverted representation
> for each field that has been marked as "highlightable", then serialize all the
> inverted fields together in one blob (called, for no particularly good reason,
> a "DocVector").  Effectively this is a miniature inverted-index containing a
> single document.  The class which does the work is
> Lucy::Index::HighlightWriter, and the relevant segment files are named
> seg_NNN/highlight.ix and seg_NNN/highlight.dat.

my brief tests show that setting highlightable => 1 for all fields increases the
size of the index by about 65%. Is that about right, in your experience?

Peter Karman  .  .

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