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From Radu Gheorghe <>
Subject Re: facet.method=smart
Date Fri, 04 Dec 2020 06:38:21 GMT
Hi Jae,

No, it’s not smarter than explicitly defining, for example enum for a low-cardinality field.

Think of “smart” as a default path, and explicit definitions as some “hints”. You
can see that default path in this function:

Note that I’ve added a PR with a bit more explanations for the “hits” here:
But if you’re missing some info, please feel free to comment (here or there), I could add
some more info.

Best regards,
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> On 30 Nov 2020, at 22:46, Jae Joo <> wrote:
> Is "smart" really smarter than one explicitly defined?
> For "emun" type, would it be faster to define facet.method=enum than smart?
> Jae

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