[Xapian-discuss] Newbie Question: Indexing and searching multiple fields

Bira u.alberton at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 13:44:28 GMT 2008

On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 11:30 AM, Charlie Hull <charlie at juggler.net> wrote:
> Bira wrote:
>> Ferret's indexes are similar to Lucene's,
> Actually Ferret's indexes were Lucene's - Ferret is Lucene ported to
> Ruby. Then it seems the Ferret author rewrote things and used a
> different file format...
> http://rubyforge.org/forum/forum.php?forum_id=9058

 I'm aware of that :). I just mentioned that in passing because of
 their ability to contain multiple fields for each document (I think
 Lucene does that too). Xapian seems to handle this a little
 differently, with values, which gave rise to my question.


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