RE: [htdig] Scores

Subject: RE: [htdig] Scores
From: Geoff Hutchison (
Date: Mon Sep 18 2000 - 18:41:01 PDT

At 5:24 PM -0500 9/18/00, Azkar Choudhry wrote:
>Thank you very much. That solves one of my problems.
>I am on the latest beta release.

By which you mean 3.2.0b2? If so, try

>I indexed 3 pages and two of these have the words I am searching in Title,
>Description and body. But the score still stays at 7 and I see only one
>star. Is this normal?

No, as Gilles mentioned, it's a bug.

>Also, would someone please take some time and let me know how to increase
>the scores?

You can adjust any of the _factor attributes (e.g. heading_factor,
title_factor, ...) and these will adjust the scoring formula. For a
long list, see the htdig-3.2 beta documentation:


-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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