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Re: maximum title of 63 characters?

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Fri Aug 06 2004 - 21:59:00 GMT
On Fri, Aug 06, 2004 at 12:50:17PM -0700, Chris Bohn wrote:
> There seems to be a limit of 63 characters that swish-e will search.  We use
> hypermail 2.1.8 to archive some list discussion messages, and swish-e to search
> them.  If a message in the archive has a subject over 63 characters, then
> swish-e won't find any search on subject for the characters over 63.  If I
> search on something in the first 63 characters, the doc is returned, but the
> subject/title is incomplete, only showing the first 63 characters.  Any idea on
> what the problem is or how I can fix it would be appreciated.  I've run the
>, and it pulls out the full subject just fine.

Might try MaxWordLimit setting while indexing.  Swish should print out
a warning if you exceed that limit:

  err: Search word exceeded maxwordlimit setting

But the default is 40, not 63

Bill Moseley

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Received on Fri Aug 6 14:59:20 2004