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Stop Words for Searches
I'm not exactly sure how the Stop Words work in Search.PM. It seems that they cause a problem when searching with the boolean AND.

In other words if "in" is designated as a stop word, and then a search is done in the AND mode with something like "Hotel in California", then it won't return a link with the description that has both "Hotel" and "California" in it because the term "in" has been taken out for indexing. Is that right?

I was hoping that the system worked in such a way that a search with AND with a search like "Hotel in California" would return everything that had both "Hotel" and "California", and that it would just ignore the common word "in". Am I missing something here, or does anyone know a way to do this?

--jwm

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Thread Stop Words for Searches jwm 1823 Oct 6, 2000, 3:43 PM
Post Re: Stop Words for Searches
pugdog 1767 Oct 7, 2000, 9:23 AM