[Xapian-discuss] Making Title Fields Have More Weight In Xapian
ryan at frameweld.com
Wed Jul 25 18:57:13 BST 2007
I'm going to check that out. For weighting, is there a recommended
range... or an upper limit? I noticed in Benny's example, he went from
weight 3 to 100. Should he have been more or less dramatic in his
James Aylett wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 25, 2007 at 12:07:40PM -0400, Ryan Mahoney wrote:
>> I'm also having difficulties applying weights to fields. Any ideas why
>> changing the weight value seems to have little effect on the query results?
> The general answer to this is, somewhat unfortunately, "because it's a
> bit complex". You can use delve to check whether the weights are
> actually different. Trying to construct 'minimal' queries to
> demonstrate the weight effect sometimes doesn't work, because of other
> aspects of the ranking algorithm.
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