make sure you read:
have you tried both ranking schemes for comparison?
Aliasgar Dahodwala scribbled on 1/31/06 10:47 AM:
> We are currently using swish-e 2.4.3 to index our University webpages.
> We use the supplied spider.pl to grab all the webpages and to filter pdf
> There are considerable amount of pdf files that get indexed. The search
> results always returns the pdf files ranked higher then the webpages. As
> I understand this could be due to the higher frequency of the word
> appearing in the pdf files. I tried using the
> IgnoreTotalWordCountWhenRanking directive in swishe config file. But
> that didn't help much.
> Another option was to use the MetaNamesRank to bias the ranks for meta
> tags. The output generated by the pdf filter is always enclosed by <pre>
> .. </pre> tags. So having something like
> MetaNamesRank -3 pre
> and including pre in the MetaNames list does the trick for now.
> Is there any other way to do this that i missed? does anyone have a
> better suggestion?
> Would such a feature of biasing ranks based on file types be include in
> future versions?
Peter Karman . http://peknet.com/ . peter(at)not-real.peknet.com
Received on Tue Jan 31 11:13:21 2006