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From Yonik Seeley <yo...@lucidimagination.com>
Subject Re: Is negative boost possible?
Date Sun, 11 Oct 2009 22:39:00 GMT
On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 6:04 PM, Lance Norskog <goksron@gmail.com> wrote:
> And the other important
> thing to know about boost values is that the dynamic range is about
> 6-8 bits

That's an index-time boost - an 8 bit float with 5 bits of mantissa
and 3 bits of exponent.
Query time boosts are normal 32 bit floats.

-Yonik
http://www.lucidimagination.com

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