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From Shalin Shekhar Mangar <>
Subject Re: filter query parsing problem
Date Wed, 20 Jan 2010 14:34:17 GMT
On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 7:40 PM, Erik Hatcher <>wrote:

> On Jan 20, 2010, at 8:11 AM, Ahmet Arslan wrote:
>  If they are really filter queries i.e. specified through
>>> "fq" then they will
>>> not be run through an analyzer.
>> Does this mean filter queries are not analyzed? The query below returns a
>> document.
>> http://localhost:8983/solr/select/?q=*%3A*&version=2.2&start=0&rows=10&indent=on&debugQuery=on&fq=features:GOOD
>> Am I missing something?
> filter queries are query parsed using the "lucene" (SolrQueryParser) query
> parser (and appropriate pieces analyzed per field type configuration).  So
> the above statement that filter queries are not analyzed is incorrect.
Wow! I learned something new today. I guess that using fq for drilling down
on facets all this time, I somehow came to believe that a filter query is
not analyzed. Moreover, I've been responsible for misleading quite a few
people on this forum regarding this topic. Thanks Ahmet for challenging me
and Erik for the authoritative word :)

/me goes off to fix the wiki

Shalin Shekhar Mangar.

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