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Re: NOT just plain broken for me.

From: Peter Karman <peter(at)>
Date: Fri Feb 11 2005 - 21:26:04 GMT

'job=(ceo) and job=(not assistant)'

also fail?

Mark Maunder wrote on 2/11/05 3:22 PM:
> Gulp. My mistake. Not appears to be completely broken for me.
> RankScheme(0) just moved the erroneous results further down the pile.
> Has anyone else experienced a broken NOT when indexing XML and using
> MetaNames to query?
> Thanks.
> On Fri, 2005-02-11 at 13:09 -0800, Mark Maunder wrote:
>>Firstly tip of the hat to the swish team - the new site rocks, and as
>>usual so does the little miracle that it supports. 
>>I'm indexing using XML with metanames and
>>IgnoreTotalWordCountWhenRanking no
>>So when I do a query I'll do something like:
>>job=(CEO not assistant)
>>It looks like NOT is not notting when using RankScheme(1). I'm switching
>>back to RankScheme(0) for now but I'm going to miss RankScheme(1)
>>because the sizes of the chunks of text that I index vary wildly and I
>>find that the larger chunks float to the top with (0). 

Peter Karman  .  .  peter(at)
Received on Fri Feb 11 13:26:05 2005