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Re: [swish-e] Automatically ignore words smaller than MinWordLimit while searching?

From: Peter Karman <peter(at)>
Date: Wed Jun 11 2008 - 22:17:56 GMT
On 06/05/2008 09:16 PM, Peter Karman wrote:
> Clark Vent wrote on 6/5/08 4:21 PM:
>> First of all, I'm using an older version of swish-e (2.4.3). I never bothered
>> to update it to any newer version since it was working perfectly (or so I
>> thought).
>> I've set the minimum word length to index to 2 (MinWordLimit 2). This works
>> fine since it indeed does not index one-letter words. But during searching,
>> one-letter words are not automatically ignored. For instance, if I enter as
>> search words "pro 4 life", it will not find any results because it will not
>> find "4". Is there any way to automatically ignore words smaller than
>> MinWordLimit and larger than MaxWordLimit?
> This seems like a bug to me. I just checked in a fix to svn trunk, which you can 
> download and test and report back here. You can either check out of svn, or wait 
> till tomorrow and grab a daily snapshot. NOTE that it will require re-indexing, 
> since the index format changed between 2.4.3 and 2.5.6 (current trunk).
> see

any word on whether this worked well or not?

Peter Karman  .  peter(at)  .

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