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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: Working on Lucene
Date Fri, 21 Mar 2008 20:34:40 GMT
Heya Chris,
On Mar 21, 2008, at 16:18 , Chris Anderson wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 1:00 PM, Jan Lehnardt <> wrote:
>> The first time a change notification is sent, that is, when no index
>> has been written,
>> LuceneIndexer fetches all documents from CouchDB and integrates their
>> contents
>> into the search index.
> My use case for full-text searching is a little different from the
> process described here. I'd like to be able to use CouchDB's map
> functions to create views, and run full-text searches against the view
> keys. Eg: I'd like to search just across, say, the titles of any
> documents which have a title attribute.
> Will this be supported? Perhaps I am just missing something - it seems
> possible to configure Lucene to run a view-like function on the
> document before indexing. But to me it seems that view keys are an
> ideal way to set up an index for full-text searching.
> Just a couple of cents from my application's perspective.

Thanks for the input. This is actually an implementation detail of
the Indexer, but I agree that this should be supported. I also think
we should have some standard way here so other search solutions
can be plugged in without breaking things.

Ideas are welcome.


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