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From Chris Hostetter <hossman_luc...@fucit.org>
Subject Re: numberic or string type for non-sortable field?
Date Tue, 01 Mar 2011 21:31:24 GMT

: > The field value is a an id.  Therefore, i can store as
: > either numeric field
: > or just a string.   Shall i choose string
: > for efficiency?
: 
: Trie based integer (tint) is preferred for faster faceting.

range faceting/filtering yes -- not for "field" faceting which is what i 
think he's asking about.

in that case int would still proably be more efficient, but you don't want 
precision steps (that will introduce added terms)

-Hoss
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