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From "Jamie Orchard-Hays" <>
Subject Re: Need Help on Indexing and Retrieval Strategy
Date Thu, 26 Apr 2007 14:13:33 GMT
Thanks, Yonik. I was leaning that way. I'm trying to make something a
bit like a simple XTF browser and trying to understand the best way to
index and access by journal issues. (RoR with Solr).


On 4/25/07, Yonik Seeley <> wrote:
> On 4/25/07, Jamie Orchard-Hays <> wrote:
> > I have large TEI.2 docs that I am indexing. These are journal issuess
> > with all the typical sections in them. The main unit of organization
> > and interest is an article which I want to retrieve intact and display
> > (no problem there).
> >
> > The question I'm working on is whether to index each article as it's
> > own Solr document in addition to the Solr document for the articles'
> > issue, or to just use a multiValued article field in the issue's Solr
> > doc. The disadvantage of the multiValued article field is that
> > whenever I just want to retrieve one complete article, I actually
> > retrieve all of them--a lot of data.
> For full-text search, I'd definitely go for the former (a document per article).
> If someone does a query, I assume they would want *articles* sorted by
> relevance, and not issues?
> -Yonik

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