Erik Enge wrote:

 > Will FieldIndexes also behave like TextIndex, in that they remove
 > stop words, digits and so forth?


 > I think I've picked up somewhere that FieldIndexes treats the whole
 > content of the attribute it indexes as one big chunk of .. erm...
 > characters, and doesn't remove anythink?  Correct?


But it's not just characters. A field index indexes an object, and uses 
the overloaded comparison operators for that object to put it in an 
appropriate place. So, you can index DateTime objects, tuples, strings, 
numbers, floats...

Steve Alexander
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