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From Brian Goetz <>
Subject Re: Bug? QueryParser may not correctly interpret RangeQuery text
Date Sun, 02 Jun 2002 20:26:47 GMT
> Maybe we could even throw in full support for SQL like
> SELECT, WHERE, etc. As far as I remember, JavaCC used
> to have an SQL parser as well, so, I assume we would
> just need the translation to a Lucene query. I am sure
> everybody would appreciate using some syntax with
> which they are already familiar.

But the query parser is targeted at end users, whose level of "query
sophistication" is searching on Yahoo and eBay, not writing SQL.  The
query parser language should NOT look like a programming language.

Don't forget who the audience is!  

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