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From "Yonik Seeley" <>
Subject Re: Split one string into many fields
Date Mon, 22 Jan 2007 03:10:13 GMT
On 1/21/07, Ryan McKinley <> wrote:
> Maybe the name is wrong, but it is something to tell the updateHandler
> to use the tokenizer and filters (normally used for analysis) to
> convert the single field into many fields.
> I want something that is equivalent to splitting the string on the
> client side and filling multiple *fields* not just tokens.

Oh, I was talking about indexing only.

Why is it that multiple fields are needed?  Multiple tokens are
indistinguishable from multiple fields during search.

Actually splitting things into different fields normally happens in
the client (outside Solr), or in a specialized handler (like CSV, SQL,


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