Re: htdig: dog and cat


Zvi Har'El (rl@math.technion.ac.il)
Mon, 16 Nov 1998 10:49:22 +0200 (IST)


On Sat, 14 Nov 1998, Geoff Hutchison wrote:

> 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).
> >
> >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.

The bug was both in 3.0.8b2 and 3.1.0b2

Zvi.

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