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  • Hi there, I'm testing Lucene after reading a good article on it on JavaWorld. Lucene seems quite simple and very powerful, but there's something I can't get. The first time an application uses an ...
    Jean-christian GagneJean-christian Gagne
    Dec 4, 2001 at 3:02 pm
    Dec 10, 2001 at 12:18 pm
  • Hi Serge, You can't remove a field from a Document. If you compare an Index in Lucene to a table in a relational database, a Document is a row and a Field is a column. You can always delete a row but ...
    Jean-christian GagneJean-christian Gagne
    Dec 10, 2001 at 10:39 am
    Dec 20, 2001 at 2:40 pm
  • Hi All, This must be simple enough, but can anyone please explain me when a WildcardQuery is created in QueryParser i.e. what special characters in the query string are required to build a ...
    SampreetSampreet
    Dec 11, 2001 at 4:44 am
    Dec 12, 2001 at 7:43 am
  • I suggest you include ant in the CVS. I believe this is a common practice for Jakarta projects. Paul Spencer -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For additional commands, e-mail:
    Paul SpencerPaul Spencer
    Dec 10, 2001 at 1:31 pm
    Dec 10, 2001 at 11:46 pm
  • Does anyone know of any companies or agencies using Lucene for their products/projects? I am attempting to make a marketing pitch for Lucene to my manager and I know one of the first questions will ...
    Jeff KunkleJeff Kunkle
    Dec 6, 2001 at 1:01 pm
    Dec 8, 2001 at 2:47 am
  • Hi, How should I integrate the HTML Parser (which is in the demo directory) in a new project ? In particular with the HTMLParser.jj file. Do a need to compile it before trying to use it in my code. ...
    Christophe GOGUYER DESSAGNESChristophe GOGUYER DESSAGNES
    Dec 17, 2001 at 4:32 pm
    Dec 18, 2001 at 11:05 am
  • Hi, I really tried everything to get a DateFilter to work but I failed. :-( What I did was: Indexing: doc.add( Field.Keyword("last-modifed", DateField.timeToString( timeInMillies ) ); e.g. millies: ...
    Jan StövesandJan Stövesand
    Dec 14, 2001 at 11:36 am
    Jan 9, 2002 at 12:24 pm
  • Hello, In Lucene documentation, the query syntax is defined as follows: Syntax: Query ::= Clause ( [ Conjunction ] Clause ) * Where: Clause ::= [ Modifier ] [ FieldName ':' ] BasicClause Modifier ::= ...
    Aruna RaghavanAruna Raghavan
    Dec 21, 2001 at 11:05 pm
    Dec 22, 2001 at 11:59 pm
  • Please help In my LuceneDocument, I have three fields (title, library, content) and I would like to search for 'myText' in the content field AND it should also match 'myLibrary' in Library field. ...
    Dzung NguyenDzung Nguyen
    Dec 11, 2001 at 6:46 pm
    Dec 12, 2001 at 12:55 am
  • Iam trying to search for words starting with accent characters.As posted in one of the Lucene user-list mail I tried using UTF-8 encoding String query = this.request.getParameter( "query" ); if( ...
    Kiran Kumar K.GKiran Kumar K.G
    Dec 8, 2001 at 11:50 am
    Dec 10, 2001 at 12:18 pm
  • Hi, characters before the wild card for wildcard queries. In other words, if the word is dogleash and I looking by using do* it returns wrong results (usually only a asubset) where as if I use dog*, ...
    Aruna RaghavanAruna Raghavan
    Dec 21, 2001 at 11:06 pm
    Jan 11, 2002 at 3:39 am
  • Hi! What encoding should documents be to index? I need to search windows-1251 xml files, so should I convert them to UTF-8 first, or not to make it possible to search in russian? Thanks. -- To ...
    Philipp ChudinovPhilipp Chudinov
    Dec 19, 2001 at 2:14 am
    Dec 19, 2001 at 8:25 am
  • Hello All ! I see delete method in IndexReader, but when I delete item from reader - this item will not be deleted physically. So I must rewrite all index after each deleting ?? Or it is quite smart ...
    Serge A. RedchukSerge A. Redchuk
    Dec 10, 2001 at 9:22 am
    Dec 11, 2001 at 6:28 am
  • Hi all, It looks like Lucene supports concurrent searchs as long as the index is not modified with add, delete, or optimize actions (and maybe others?). For those actions, it is not clear what is ...
    Jean-christian GagneJean-christian Gagne
    Dec 7, 2001 at 1:50 pm
    Dec 10, 2001 at 6:45 am
  • Hello! I like to suggest making jsp custom tags to work with LUCENE. I think it can be useful for many LUCENE users. What do you think about it? Is it interesting to LUCENE users and committers at ...
    YMikulskiYMikulski
    Dec 7, 2001 at 3:51 pm
    Dec 7, 2001 at 9:37 pm
  • Patrick CoderePatrick Codere
    Dec 6, 2001 at 1:34 pm
    Dec 6, 2001 at 1:54 pm
  • Hey all- Wondering if it's possible to a prefix query, but with multiple words; basically trying to get +artist:"eric clap*" to return documents with artists "eric clap", "eric clapton", "eric ...
    Tom BarrettTom Barrett
    Dec 3, 2001 at 11:40 pm
    Dec 4, 2001 at 5:13 pm
  • Hello, Does any one know what is PrefixQuery '(' Query ')'? in the definition of query syntax Syntax: Query ::= Clause ( [ Conjunction ] Clause ) * Where: Clause ::= [ Modifier ] [ FieldName ':' ] ...
    Aruna RaghavanAruna Raghavan
    Dec 27, 2001 at 8:09 pm
    Dec 27, 2001 at 8:26 pm
  • I had a following problem: I filled index like this: iw = new IndexWriter(index, new SimpleAnalyzer(), false); iw.addDocument(assetToDoc(asset)); // assetToDoc return Document instance iw.close(); ...
    Uroą JurgličUroą Jurglič
    Dec 27, 2001 at 11:25 am
    Dec 27, 2001 at 1:40 pm
  • I'm having a problem when using Query and DateFilter for a search. If I create DateFilter with DateFilter.After with current time&date as parameter, then I get NullPointerException when executing ...
    Uroą JurgličUroą Jurglič
    Dec 17, 2001 at 4:42 pm
    Dec 17, 2001 at 4:53 pm
  • ...... Let we have 4 docs: doc1: "Love is life" doc2: "Java is pretty nice language" doc3: "C++ is powerful, but unsafe" doc4: "Onion and love sometimes are not compatoble" So, if search for "love OR ...
    Serge A. RedchukSerge A. Redchuk
    Dec 17, 2001 at 2:15 pm
    Dec 17, 2001 at 3:36 pm
  • Sorry, my mistake. I glanced at your message and leapt to the wrong conclusion. Don't know what is wrong in your code but since I had been meaning to get to grips with Date searching in Lucene but ...
    Ian LeaIan Lea
    Dec 17, 2001 at 11:01 am
    Dec 17, 2001 at 12:41 pm
  • Hi, I understand that a Chinese tokenizer has been contributed. Is it publicly available? Thanks -- Herman
    陳建文陳建文
    Dec 12, 2001 at 3:39 am
    Dec 12, 2001 at 4:32 am
  • Couldn't QueryParser catch the Error and throw an Exception? "Subclasses of Error, unlike subclasses of Exception, should not be caught and generally cause termination of the program. Subclasses of ...
    Christian SchraderChristian Schrader
    Dec 7, 2001 at 2:20 pm
    Dec 8, 2001 at 3:20 am
  • Hi All, I am using lucene for search functionality in our project. I wanted to implement the wild-card query such as '*bas*' which results in hits containing 'database' and 'basic'. Can it be ...
    SampreetSampreet
    Dec 4, 2001 at 7:17 am
    Dec 7, 2001 at 12:43 pm
  • hello all, I am still trying to find the best way to index a really big amount of data. at the moment I am trying to index each of the 29 textfiles in a single thread using for each an own ...
    Chantal AckermannChantal Ackermann
    Dec 5, 2001 at 12:29 pm
    Dec 5, 2001 at 12:38 pm
  • This message didn't get a response on lucene-dev so I thought I would give it a try here ..... -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For additional commands, e-mail:
    Paddy ClarkPaddy Clark
    Dec 3, 2001 at 10:35 am
    Dec 4, 2001 at 5:13 pm
  • Yes, it is a way. You have to implement org.apache.lucene.analysis.TokenFilter and to implement the next() method with the algorithm for Portugese. After that you can create a PortugeseAnalyser ...
    Ruffieux Stephane, yellowworld externRuffieux Stephane, yellowworld extern
    Dec 3, 2001 at 12:33 pm
    Dec 4, 2001 at 7:23 am
  • Hi all, If i want to stop the indexing for current ongoing searching operation then how should i proceed? thanx in advance regards parag -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For additional commands, e-mail:
    Parag DharmadhikariParag Dharmadhikari
    Dec 3, 2001 at 3:13 pm
    Dec 3, 2001 at 4:40 pm
  • I have been experimenting with indexing a document set with different sets of fields. Specifically, I start out with a "contents" field that is a concatenation of all the elements of the original ...
    Joshua O'MadadhainJoshua O'Madadhain
    Dec 2, 2001 at 2:51 am
    Dec 3, 2001 at 4:32 pm
  • I'm new to Lucene. First of all I would like to know if there is a search arquive like "sun servlets list". My first problem is that I want to index a Portuguese database and I need to remove the "s" ...
    Bizu de AnúncioBizu de Anúncio
    Dec 3, 2001 at 12:10 pm
    Dec 3, 2001 at 12:22 pm
  • Hello All, I am confused about the meaning of the braces in the query syntax: what does cat(dog) find? what does cat(dog)* find? Or is the following defines queries of the following kind? (cat) AND ...
    Aruna RaghavanAruna Raghavan
    Dec 27, 2001 at 7:29 pm
    Dec 27, 2001 at 7:29 pm
  • I will be out of the office starting 12/24/2001 and will not return until 01/02/2002. I will respond to your message when I return. -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For additional commands, e-mail:
    Jonathan_wassonJonathan_wasson
    Dec 27, 2001 at 11:59 am
    Dec 27, 2001 at 11:59 am
  • Hello lucene-user, ... and dear lucene developers ! I think there's "ideo-logic" error in QueryParser: (and in BooleanQuery!) when I search for smth. like "love OR NOT onion" I receive the same ...
    Serge A. RedchukSerge A. Redchuk
    Dec 17, 2001 at 1:51 pm
    Dec 17, 2001 at 1:51 pm
  • Hi folks, I've been looking at Eyebrowse, an email archive indexing program built on top of Lucene. Eyebrowse also uses mysql to store database tables about messages (tables containing mbox ...
    Steven J. OwensSteven J. Owens
    Dec 13, 2001 at 11:31 pm
    Dec 13, 2001 at 11:31 pm
  • Hello All, I'm currently having problems designing my application with respect to synchronising the deletion of documents from an index which is also being indexing and queried. I am using the ...
    Nick SmithNick Smith
    Dec 13, 2001 at 3:05 pm
    Dec 13, 2001 at 3:05 pm
  • Hi Rahul, I think you need to use the PhraseQuery. It is used by QueryParser when the search string is given in quotes say "company shareholders" The FuzzyQuery has a functinality similar to ...
    SampreetSampreet
    Dec 12, 2001 at 7:13 am
    Dec 12, 2001 at 7:13 am
  • Hello All, Is it necessary to close and reopen an IndexWriter in order to create/delete Documents and do look ups? I am currently using a home made locking mechanism to do lock() and unlock() for ...
    Aruna RaghavanAruna Raghavan
    Dec 10, 2001 at 11:07 pm
    Dec 10, 2001 at 11:07 pm
  • Hello lucene-user, You can laugh, but it's not clear to me how to update/remove Field from Document (can only add) or even update/remove Document from Index. But I saw this magic words ...
    Serge A. RedchukSerge A. Redchuk
    Dec 10, 2001 at 9:05 am
    Dec 10, 2001 at 9:05 am
  • Hi all, I'm using lucene application forindexing XML,HTML and Text files. When I indexed one XML file of about 2MB size it indexed. But when I given some words for searching it is not giving me ...
    Srinivasa vSrinivasa v
    Dec 10, 2001 at 6:02 am
    Dec 10, 2001 at 6:02 am
  • I'm integrating Lucene as the searching engine of a commercial server product. I've been reading the license trying to figure out how, precisely, it affects us. Our obligations under condition 3 is ...
    Avi DrissmanAvi Drissman
    Dec 7, 2001 at 7:07 pm
    Dec 7, 2001 at 7:07 pm
  • Hello all ! Please do not pay attantion to my previous 2 letters with question about how to search smth. like this: fieldname1:*smth* fname2:moo* I've already know how to do it ! -- Best regards, ...
    Serge A. RedchukSerge A. Redchuk
    Dec 7, 2001 at 3:00 pm
    Dec 7, 2001 at 3:00 pm
  • I often encounter this problem when using QueryParser to parse queries that contain certain punctuation. I believe the only solution is to parse the query yourself (allowing the punctuation) and ...
    Paul FriedmanPaul Friedman
    Dec 7, 2001 at 2:21 pm
    Dec 7, 2001 at 2:21 pm
  • Just a test. I told you not to read it :-) -- To unsubscribe, e-mail: For additional commands, e-mail:
    Jean-christian GagneJean-christian Gagne
    Dec 4, 2001 at 2:27 pm
    Dec 4, 2001 at 2:27 pm
  • hi all, I'm using lucene package for my application, it is giving result for almost all sorts of Queries, but when I tried to search a word which starts with containg special characters like " æ " ...
    Srinivasa vSrinivasa v
    Dec 3, 2001 at 8:24 pm
    Dec 3, 2001 at 8:24 pm
  • I have just started work on a French stemmer for Lucene. My approach is to use the German stemmer contributed by Gerhard Schwarz as a starting point for the structure of the modules (thank you, ...
    Brian BrownBrian Brown
    Dec 3, 2001 at 5:06 pm
    Dec 3, 2001 at 5:06 pm
  • Some people asked about something like this. This can convert Word/RTF files to XML and from there you can use the code that converts that XML to Lucene Documents that was posted the other day. ...
    Otis GospodneticOtis Gospodnetic
    Dec 3, 2001 at 3:54 pm
    Dec 3, 2001 at 3:54 pm
  • here you find the current code: java: SQLDirectory.java. (should work with all sql databases via JDBC) sql: Oracle: see appended scripts SQL Server: change varchar2 to varchar, integer to bigint and ...
    Marc KramisMarc Kramis
    Dec 2, 2001 at 3:51 pm
    Dec 2, 2001 at 3:51 pm
  • A couple of questions: (1) I'm confused by the API for queries which have multiple terms. How do I construct a query where each term in the query has a different boost factor? (2) Does the Lucene API ...
    Joshua O'MadadhainJoshua O'Madadhain
    Dec 1, 2001 at 10:40 am
    Dec 1, 2001 at 10:40 am
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