RE: [htdig] search for word fragments

Subject: RE: [htdig] search for word fragments
From: Geoff Hutchison (
Date: Sat Jul 22 2000 - 16:48:59 PDT

At 12:55 PM -0700 7/20/00, Tim Leggett wrote:
>thank you. I didn't understand what this term meant in htsearch's context.
>Turns out that prefix is not a value for our search_algorithm parameter-yet.
>Any suggestions on what weight I should assign? We have:
>search_algorithm: exact:1 synonyms:0.5 endings:0.1

I'd probably go for something along the lines of the same value used
for endings. But I'd tinker with the values a bit since YMMV in

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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