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Re: Wildcard and Boolean search with swish

From: Timo Haberkern <thaberkern(at)not-real.emedia-office.de>
Date: Thu Jan 15 2004 - 15:23:18 GMT
Bill Moseley wrote:

>On Thu, Jan 15, 2004 at 07:08:49AM -0800, Timo Haberkern wrote:
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>>i read in the documentation that a wildcard (*) is only allowed at the 
>>end of a word. Is that right? Is there no workaround for that?
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>Yes, that's right.
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Hmm any plans to change this? I think i'm not the only one who would 
like a "normal" wildcard character search...

>>a other problem is that i didn't find how to make boolean searches like 
>>"word1 AND word2". Is taht impossible too? That would be bad :-(
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>  -w word1 AND word2   # boolean AND
>  -w word1 word2       # default is boolean AND
>  -w word1 and word2   # same -- case does not matter
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>Or do you me with actual quotes?
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>  -w '"word1 and word2"'
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>in that case the "and" is not a boolean operator because it's in quotes 
>as part of that phrase.
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Thats the solution for my problem. Mus be blind that i doesn't find 
that. Thanks!

Timo
Received on Thu Jan 15 15:24:09 2004