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From Garrett Rooney <>
Subject Re: Using Lucene, longitude-latitude, and interacting on "search"
Date Sat, 09 Apr 2005 00:03:34 GMT
Tim Archambault wrote:
> I'd like to save longitude and latitude data points in my lucene index for 
> businesses, churches, etc. Is the obvious way to store the longitude values 
> as keywords in the format "00.000". Then on the search phase I can compare 
> the "derived" mathematical location for say a registered users lat/long home 
> address from my registered user database and compare with search results? 
> ...and based on LUCENE IN ACTION example, I can boost search results based 
> on proximity from point "index" to point "search."
> Thanks for any help. For some context, this is a newspaper web site.

I think you probably wanted to send this to, 
not c-dev@l.a.o.


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