> My example of
> swish-e -w meta1,meta2,meta4=(word)
> Can be done currently like this:
> swish-e -w meta1=(word) or meta2=(word) or meta4=(word)
> So I don't see the need for real the change. Makes programming the search
> query a bit easier the first way, but not that much easier.
> But, it might be faster for swish, though, to be able to use the first
> method. In the second example, my guess is that swish does three searches
> and then merges the results(?) Using the first example above maybe swish
> would only have to make one pass and not merge?
Unfortunately, the search cannot be done in just one pass. The
code would need some modification.
> Another idea to throw out would be to have a reserved word meta name
> "default", so you could say:
> swish -w default=(word)
> and say only search in the areas not defined by the METANAME configuration.
> Then you could do thing like
> swish -w default,title,subject=(word)
> To search in the default area, and in the two meta named areas.
Received on Wed Aug 9 14:29:34 2000