[htdig] Bad Words in the Search String

Thu, 30 Sep 1999 13:09:09 +0200 (MEST)

David Adams writes:
> Looking through the search log I've noticed a small problem which I
> would like advice on. It appears that an "All" search on a search
> string containing a word in the bad_word_list will fail. For example, a
> search on "The Staff Club" finds nothing, while a search on "Staff Club"
> finds the Staff Club page. More seriously for us, a search for
> "New College" fails, while a search on "College" finds the pages on
> The University of Southampton New College.

 My guess (not for sure) is that the bad word list is not used in a
consistent way in former versions of htdig (prior to htdig-3.2 not yet
released). I guess (again) that getting rid of bad_word_list completely
will solve your problem.
 Don't take that as an authoritative advice.


		Loic Dachary

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