Re: htdig: Patch for htsearch.cc, fixes "or or".


Geoff Hutchison (ghutchis@wso.williams.edu)
Mon, 11 Jan 1999 00:38:51 -0400


At 7:05 PM -0400 1/10/99, Marjolein Katsma wrote:
>I solved it simply by using $(LOGICAL_WORDS) in the search form instead of
>$WORDS), which then returns '(dog or dogs) and cat' (note the case
>difference); it seems to work fine. Or am I missing something?

What you're missing is that returning two boolean operators is a bug. Not
only is it aesthetically and grammatically unpleasing, it will make the
next boolean search fail. ;-)

-Geoff

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