[Xapian-discuss] Searching in different fields
olly at survex.com
Wed Dec 27 15:36:43 GMT 2006
On Wed, Dec 27, 2006 at 10:21:08AM +0100, Felix Antonius Wilhelm Ostmann wrote:
> Hmmm ... i am not shure, but perhaps you can use a hack:
> enter the username many times :)
> smaarten3 =>
> XUsmaarten3, XUmaarten3, XUaarten3, XUarten3, XUrten3, XUten3, XUen3,
> XUn3, XU3
> for one field with termlength ~ 10 digits it should be userfull.
If you apply this to the terms you're generating, it'll work for any
field. It will generate a lot of terms for larger fields though,
but you probably don't want to store positional information for them so
it shouldn't be too bad.
Richard had a patch for something like this, but I can't seem to find
any trace of it now.
> Perhaps you must use a speciall prefix like XUS for the short notations.
You'll need to if you also want to match unwildcarded terms on the
> i dont know how you get this feature with omega :(
Patching the QueryParser class would be the best way I think.
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