R. David Murray  writes:
 > >To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
 > >Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2001 19:47:31 -0500 (EST)
 > >From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Chris McDonough)
 > >Subject: [Zope-Checkins] CVS: Zope2  - UnTextIndex.py:1.33.2.9
 > >
 > >Update of /cvs-repository/Zope2/lib/python/SearchIndex
 > >In directory korak:/home/chrism/sandboxes/2_3Branch/lib/python/SearchIndex
 > >
 > >Modified Files:
 > >      Tag: zope-2_3-branch
 > >    UnTextIndex.py 
 > >Log Message:
 > >Changed default query operator to 'AND' instead of 'OR' (way improved search 
 >results).
 > 
 > 
 > This strikes me as a Very Bad Thing.
I second that!

   Changing the default is a drastic interface change.
   It should not be done light-heartedly.

 > ....
 > Finally,
 > it is my experience that most search engines use OR as the default operator.
Yes, and it is the more natural interpretation when someone
enters a set of (unrelated) words...



Dieter

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