[Xapian-discuss] Proper noun stemming
matthew at mysociety.org
Thu Mar 27 15:16:02 GMT 2008
Colin Bell wrote:
> Does anyone know why, what am I doing wrong?
As explained on http://www.xapian.org/docs/termgenerator.html :
"Now we index all words lowercased with positional information, and also
stemmed with a 'Z' prefix (unless they start with a digit), but without
positional information. By default a Xapian::Stopper is used to avoid
indexed stemmed forms of stopwords (tests show this shaves around 1% off the
So it doesn't index stemmed stopwords, but does still index their unstemmed
forms - otherwise you couldn't do a phrase search for something with a
stopword in it.
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