rooneg at electricjellyfish
Apr 8, 2005, 5:03 PM
Post #2 of 2
Tim Archambault wrote:
Re: Using Lucene, longitude-latitude, and interacting on "search"
[In reply to]
> I'd like to save longitude and latitude data points in my lucene index for
> businesses, churches, etc. Is the obvious way to store the longitude values
> as keywords in the format "00.000". Then on the search phase I can compare
> the "derived" mathematical location for say a registered users lat/long home
> address from my registered user database and compare with search results?
> ...and based on LUCENE IN ACTION example, I can boost search results based
> on proximity from point "index" to point "search."
> Thanks for any help. For some context, this is a newspaper web site.
I think you probably wanted to send this to java-dev [at] lucene,
not c-dev [at] l