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From Mark Miller <>
Subject Re: No wildcards with solr.ASCIIFoldingFilterFactory?
Date Wed, 24 Jun 2009 18:49:08 GMT
vladimirneu wrote:
> Thank you Mark!
> Do you know the name of this special analyzer? (The link to Lucene API is
> attached:
> )
> It would be very helpful for us. We are working with material in 12
> different slavic languages (plus some West European languages) and would
> like to unify our search (as far as possible). The ASCIIFoldingFilterFactory
> or ISOLatin1AccentFilterFactory works very fine for this purpose, but the
> problem is, the very powerfull query syntax possibilities of Lucene/Solr are
> getting lost. Any suggestion how to solve this problem are welcomed.
> Vladimir
> Wildcard queries are not analyzed, so you are getting what you type - 
> which doesnt match what went through an analyzer and into the index. I 
> don't think Solr has a solution for this at the moment. I think Lucene 
> has a special analyzer with deals with this to some degree, but I have 
> never used it.
Right here:

It actually overrides the QueryParser - It appears to have some 
limitations though (as I'm sure any solution for this will have) - 
perhaps it could be improved upon. I'd be happy to help integrate it 
into Solr if we find that it can work well.

- Mark

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