Albert Shih Albert.Shih at obspm.fr
Thu May 17 16:19:50 EDT 2018

Le 14/05/2018 à 14:35:21+0200, Sebastian Hagedorn a écrit
> > On Fri, May 11, 2018, at 14:25, Sebastian Hagedorn wrote:
> >> --On 11. Mai 2018 um 13:32:29 +0200 Robert Stepanek
> >> <rsto at fastmailteam.com>  wrote:
> >> > For non-FUZZY text SEARCH, Cyrus attempts to match the string on its
> >> > own [1].
> >>
> >> That sounds strange to me, because Cyrus 2.4 and earlier don't support
> >> FUZZY, and there the SQUAT index was used, if present. Only messages
> >> that  were added after the last squatter run were searched directly. Why
> >> would  that have changed?
> >
> > Right, it hasn't. SQUAT is still the backend for non-FUZZY text search.
> But search_engine is either squat or xapian. That would mean that one would
> have to run squatter with two separate configurations in order to cover
> both search types. That's at the very least counterintuitive ...

Sorry to ask some stupid question, but in the case I choose xapian with
only one configuration, does that mean the search is ... what neither SQUAT or
XAPIAN if the client don't use FUZZY SEARCH ?

> I thought Xapian was added to improve all IMAP BODY searches, but I guess
> the only reason was to enable IMAP FUZZY searches. In my opinion this needs
> to be stated explicitly in the documentation, if that's the way it will be



Albert SHIH
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