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Re: MetaNamesRank

From: Ander <redna(at)>
Date: Tue Mar 30 2004 - 08:03:15 GMT
>Subject: [SWISH-E] Re: MetaNamesRank
>   From: Bill Moseley <>
>   Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2004 14:29:35 -0800 (PST)
>     To: Multiple recipients of list <>
>On Mon, Mar 29, 2004 at 03:24:26PM -0600, Peter Karman wrote:
>> Bill Moseley supposedly wrote on 3/29/04 2:50 PM:
>> >On Mon, Mar 29, 2004 at 12:18:13PM -0800, Peter Karman wrote:
>> >
>> >>I see that the 2.4.2 docs list MetaNamesRank as currently unsupported.
>> >>
>> >>I do see some code in parse_conffile.c that appears to allow it to be 
>> >>specified in a config file. I assume that rank.c still needs work to 
>> >>actually *do* something with the config?
>> >
>> >
>> >Search for "bias" in rank.c.
>> >
>> Ah. thanks. It looks fairly developed. Is there a reason the docs claim 
>> that it isn't implemented? My simple tests just showed that it does make 
>> a difference in the ranking scores.
>Is there a reason?  No, other than first I added the code to handle the
>configuration option.  Then added the docs about the feature.  Then at
>some time later added the code in rank.c for testing.  I think that was
>about the time I queried about help with the ranking code on the list.
>Didn't someone post just a month or so ago say they were looking at updating
>the ranking code?

Yes I did. And I've been working() on it as I could. First, I'm triying to understand swish-e's data structures
and I've also had a look to rank.c.

I'll post in advance, if I get something usefull ;-)

>Bill Moseley
Received on Tue Mar 30 00:03:16 2004