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From Walter Underwood <>
Subject Re: Using HTTP-Post for Queries
Date Fri, 19 Jan 2007 17:49:43 GMT
On 1/19/07 6:09 AM, "Erik Hatcher" <> wrote:
> On Jan 19, 2007, at 8:54 AM, Maximilian Hütter wrote:
>> Can I query Solr using Post-Requests instead of Get?
> Yes.  This is in fact how it is done in solrb, because the query
> string will get too large:

Use GET unless it really, really, really doesn't work. POST is
the wrong HTTP semantic for fetching information. Long query
strings are not a good enough reason. HTTP puts no limit on the
length of a URL.

Walter Underwood
Search Guru, Netflix

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