[Xapian-discuss] Proximity in Xapian?
olly at survex.com
Tue Dec 5 20:56:36 GMT 2006
On Tue, Dec 05, 2006 at 11:58:57AM +0500, Sharjeel Ahmed Qureshi wrote:
> I just went through the overview of Query Processing in Xapian (
> http://www.xapian.org/docs/overview.html &
> http://www.xapian.org/docs/intro_ir.html ). According to the
> documentation, Xapian does not incorporate Proximity based searching and
> proximity based relevance.
This is mentioned in overview.html, for example here:
Xapian::Query::OP_NEAR Return documents where the terms are with the
specified distance of each other.
Xapian::Query::OP_PHRASE Return documents where the terms are
with the specified distance of each other and in the given order.
> My question is if positions are used for relevance during searching or
> are they only used for proximity based searching such as PHRASE or
There's no proximity based relevance at present.
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