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Re: [swish-e] Ranking errors when or-ing many search terms

From: J Robinson <jrobinson852(at)>
Date: Mon Jun 11 2007 - 18:51:41 GMT
Hello, Peter:

Yes, it makes a difference, but I'm able to trigger the bad ranks either way. 

With RankScheme(0) it takes more terms to trigger the problem, in my testing.


----- Original Message ----
From: Peter Karman <>
To: Swish-e Users Discussion List <>
Sent: Monday, June 11, 2007 1:34:01 PM
Subject: Re: [swish-e] Ranking errors when or-ing many search terms

J Robinson wrote on 6/11/07 10:32 AM:

> Thought someone might want to know :)  Developers, let me know if you need a repeatable test case or more info.  Perhaps the rank should/could be computed using doubles or  'long longs' or arbitrary precision numbers?

does it make a difference which RankScheme you are using?

Peter Karman  .  .  peter(at)
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