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Re: Using stemming with stopwords...

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Tue May 08 2001 - 22:39:39 GMT
At 01:36 PM 05/07/01 -0700, Joseph Alba wrote:
>If I search for the word "Reed", I get the error "A word is too common"
>I am guessing that swish-e looks up the word "Reed", then looks for a root 
>word -- finding "re" -- which is in the SwishDefault list.
>Shouldn't swish-e return the matches on "Reed", even though the root word 
>is a common word?

This was "fixed" a few weeks ago in the development version.  Swish was
stemming and then checking for stop words.  Now swish checks for stopwords
before stemming.

Bill Moseley
Received on Tue May 8 22:42:29 2001