Re: htdig: dog and cat


Geoff Hutchison (Geoffrey.R.Hutchison@williams.edu)
Sat, 14 Nov 1998 20:52:14 -0500


At 8:42 AM -0500 11/10/98, Timothy P. Peterman wrote:
>I have found that if you make the AND, OR, or NOT in a boolean
>search UPPER CASE, it behaves as expected (I am still running
>version 3.0.8b2).
>
>Tim Peterman
>Lockheed Martin
>Moorestown, NJ
>
>Zvi Har'El wrote:
>>
>> I have reported this in the past, put didn't see any change or response, and
>> now thatI have intalled 3.1.0b2, I repeate the bug, simpified a little. When
>> searching for a boolean expression, like "dog and cat", the search is done
>> correctly, and returns the values "dog cat" in $(WORDS) and "(dog or
>>dogs)and
>> (cat or cater or cats or caters)" in $(LOGICAL_WORDS). Notice that an
>>"and"

I'd be interested to know if this is a bug introduced since 3.0.8b2.
Granted, boolean search should be case insensitive. But if this works
correctly in 3.0.8b2 and doesn't in 3.1.0b2, that's important to know.

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online
http://wso.williams.edu/

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