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From Leos Literak <>
Subject Re: boost keywords
Date Mon, 16 Aug 2004 06:32:54 GMT
Thanks Stephen and Tate, I will try this scenerio.

> - As Tate suggests, you can also use multiple fields and apply your search
> on all of them:
> <h1>hello world</h1> <p> foo bar </p>
> content-> hello world foo bar
> headers-> hello world
> The result of this is that you can fine-grained control over different
> fields. At this point, you can boost at indexing or at search time. I
> personnaly opt for search time because it is more open for tweeking as
> oposed to reindexing everything whenever you want to change a boost
> factor.
> As for the complexities that Tate mentions for query parsing, he's right
> that it's a pain when using the built-in query parser, but you can always
> use the api directly to build whatever queries you need.


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