At 06:04 PM 12/03/01 -0800, Malcolm Box wrote:
>I assumed that things like stopwords would be configured through the
>configuration file - I had not mentally "seen" it as an indexing only
>config file. This is related to the stopwords problem I was having -
>since I was getting results from searching for a stopword, I guessed
>that perhaps I needed to point swish-search at the config file listing
>If all the information is encoded in the index then obviously I don't
>need to have the config file, and the behaviour I reported makes sense.
Right, it really has to be in the index file since you can search more than
one index at a time. It's not recommended at all do to the confusing
results, but you can have indexes with different stopwords and
wordcharacters that are all searched at the same time.
>>On the SWISH-SEARCH page there's a reference to the config file, but that's
>>just there as a pointer and wasn't meant as a requirement. Maybe that's
>I found it so, that's true. An explicit "you don't need a config file
>for searching" in the SWISH-SEARCH page would make it clearer, IMHO.
Yes, I'd agree.
Received on Tue Dec 4 02:41:26 2001