Re: [htdig] boolean query


Geoff Hutchison (ghutchis@wso.williams.edu)
Thu, 11 Mar 1999 08:44:50 -0500


At 5:42 AM -0500 3/11/99, Cody Kwok wrote:
>Hi , I'm just wondering if someone can enlighten me on boolean
>searches. I can't translate an altavista query with
>required and optional keywords into a boolean query, e.g. in
>"+linux +intel pc" linux and intel are required but pc is
>optional.

"(linux and intel) or pc"

As it says on http://www.htdig.org/TODO.html, we'd like to add Alta-Vista
style parsing as well.

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

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