[Xapian-discuss] add_posting(): term position significance - line or offset?

Henry henka at cityweb.co.za
Wed Nov 19 11:38:51 GMT 2008

> Summary: it could be implemented just by changing the search part of  
> the code, but for good performance we might need to fiddle with the  
> index structures, too.

Thanks for the detailed response, Richard (also to Olly).

In the event of the index structures changing, would this imply a  
backwards incompatibility with older databases?

Presumably this would be the case, but Flint appears to be quite flexible...


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