Regarding GSOC 2016 Project Idea : Weighing Schemes

Olly Betts olly at
Fri Mar 4 21:13:55 GMT 2016

On Fri, Mar 04, 2016 at 12:16:58AM +0530, Abhishek Singh Kushwah wrote:
> I remember we discussed about implementation of more weighing schemes to
> xapian library in Jan 2015 but unfortunately xapian was not shortlisted.
> Has the problems in the back end solved, because i remember we were stuck
> last year due to the back end of xapian.

Hello Abhishek,

The backend will need to track more statistics to enable implementing of
some new weighting schemes (or at least to allow efficient
implementations), but adding that to the backend can just be part of the


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