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From Yonik Seeley <>
Subject Re: Another question about omitNorms
Date Sat, 31 Oct 2009 19:31:19 GMT
On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 3:18 PM, Paul Tomblin <> wrote:
> In an earlier message, Yonik suggested that I use omitNorms="true" if
> I wanted the length of the document to not be counted in the scoring.
> The documentation also mentions that it omits "index-time boosting".
> What does that mean?

You can make certain documents more important (on a per-field basis)
at index time.
It's basically a multiplier that gets folded into the lengthNorm.

For examples on how to use, search for "boost=" on this page:


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