[Xapian-discuss] Thesaurus feature?

Olly Betts olly at survex.com
Sat Jun 23 14:43:30 BST 2007

On Sat, Jun 23, 2007 at 02:14:17PM +0100, Richard Boulton wrote:
> Craig Macdonald wrote:
> >Out of interest, can I ask the type of statistics used to derive 
> >synonyms and how this differentiates from how Xapian performs query
> >expansion using the enquire set?
> These are manually entered synonyms, not automatically derived synonyms.

We've not included any mechanism in Xapian for automatically deriving
them, but you could implement such a mechanism and feed its results into
Xapian, so I wouldn't really describe them as "manually entered".


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